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Doctor insights on: Ketorolac Tromethamine Abuse

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What happens if someone was given ketorolac tromethamine mixed with ephedrine sulfate and phenalephrine HCl via needle?

What happens if someone was given ketorolac tromethamine mixed with ephedrine sulfate and phenalephrine HCl via needle?

Pain relief, HR up: Ketorolac (Toradol), is a strong NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory), ephedrine is like adrenaline, and phenylephrine is a vasoconstrictor. So... the toreador will reduce pain, the the other two, at high enough doses, will increase the heart rate, or just vasoconstrictor and reduce bleeding. ...Read more

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My mom took 10mg of ketorolac tromethamine and now she has stomach pains. What can we do?

Call the doc: Having a problem after taking a med? Call the doc that prescribed it (even on the weekend-will have a covering md). ...Read more

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What is ketorolac used for?

Ketorolac: is the first NSAID available for both intramuscular and oral administration. Ketorolac IM is used primarily for moderate to severe postoperative pain and other severe acute pain states. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do strenuous exercise while taking ketorolac?

Yes: Yes quite okay. If the ketorolac controls your pain so you can exercise then great . Be aware of long tm use of ketorolac. ...Read more

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Can you smoke weed while taking ketorolac?

Can you smoke weed while taking ketorolac?

Why: The correct answer is that it's okay to do both. However one would have to ask why do smoke weed in the first place? Weed is very addictive and really has no role unless you are terminally i'll and dying from cancer. In my proactive if you smoke weed and you do not have cancer you see the psychologist and addictionologist. ...Read more

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15 pounds weight change. Is this a side effect of the medicine ketorolac?

15 pounds weight change. Is this a side effect of the medicine ketorolac?

Unusual: Edema is an occasional side effect of toradol. I think 15 lbs seems excessive which makes me think there may another cause. ...Read more

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Is it a problem to use butalbital and ketorolac at once?

Generally No: It is common to use these together to abort an acute migraine. ...Read more

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Can ketorolac be given for more than 5 days if you either break up the doses like every other day or wait a week before doing another 5 day course?

Ketorolac : Ketorolac is indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults) management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following IV or IM dosing of ketorolac, if necessary. The total combined duration of use of ketorolac tablets and injection should not exceed 5 days because of the increased risk of serious adverse events. ...Read more

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Can you take ketorolac and tramadol at the same time?

Ketorolac, tramadol: Yes you can. Ketorolac is an NSAID and tramadol has an opioid effect and also a serotonin effect. Both can be used together. Caution should be exercised with regrd to long term use. ...Read more

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