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What exactly is toradol?

What exactly is toradol?

Liquid ibuprophen: In the class of anti-inflammatory medications, it may be injected into a vein or muscle by health professionals in an attempt to provide faster pain relief. Bottom line: oral dosing is just as timely, & effective (and far less costly). Also, not that one dose will cause any problems, chronic use of these kinds (oral anti-inflammatories) cause significant morbidity and mortality. Avoid if possible. ...Read more

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Ketorolac (Definition)

Ketorolac is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more


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About how long can one toradol shot stay in your system?

About how long can one toradol shot stay in your system?

48 to 72 Hours: Toradol (generic ketorolac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication indicated for short-term management of moderate to severe pain. It's half-life is fairly short and should be out of your system in 48 to 72 hours. To learn more about toradol: http://www.Prescriptiondrug-info.Com/drug_details.Asp?Title=toradol&ad=true. ...Read more

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Prescribed pred for poss.Pinched nerve in neck & inject. Toradol have been experiencing: facial flushing, headache should I go to er? Worried

Prescribed pred for poss.Pinched nerve in neck & inject. Toradol have been experiencing: facial flushing, headache should I go to er? Worried

Drug effects: Prednisone & other steroids commonly cause headache, flushing, even acne-like rashes (as well as other not so nice reactions). Neither Prednisone nor toradol are desirable as long term treatment of spinal problems or pinched nerves (with rare exceptions such as ankylosing spondylitis resistant to other therapies). ...Read more

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How often can you use toradol? I know you shouldn't use it for more than 5 days but is it okay for you to use it every month for 5 days at a time?

Generally safe: You can use it up to 4 times a day for no more than 5 days, so if you're using it less than that it's supposed to be safe. I generally tell my patients to use as little as they can get away with. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be immune to narcotic medications ? I got injured and was given a morphine drip but no response. But Toradol worked wonders?

No real immunity: You can be intolerant to narcotics (getting bad reaction or an allergy). You can be insensitive ( when a higher dose than usual is needed for an effect) or an error could have occurred where there was no morphine in that drip! Fortunately, with the Toradol, all was well. ...Read more

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Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Not recommended : From the: http://www.Drugs.Com/toradol.Html fda pregnancy category c. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Taking toradol during labor can increase the risk of bleeding during childbirth. Do not take this medication during pregnancy unless your doctor has told you to. ...Read more

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Is one shot of toradol dangerous for someone taking aspirin and lisionpril? For how long could side effects occur?

Is one shot of toradol dangerous for someone taking aspirin and lisionpril? For how long could side effects occur?

See below.: A single shot of toradol is probably ok depending upon kidney function. Would not want to continue toradol, Lisinopril and then become dehydrated or begin a diuretic without monitoring. Kidney side effects would begin relatively quickly if they were going to occur. This would be noted only by drawing blood. Would lst for several days then resolve. There would be no symptoms. ...Read more

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Toradol side effects?

Mostly GI: Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Less serious side effects include: •upset stomach, mild nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, constipation; •mild heartburn, stomach pain, bloating, gas; •dizziness, headache, drowsiness; •sweating; or •ringing in your ears. ...Read more

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How long does toradol last?

Longer if Kidney Dz: Toradol orally peak effect is within 2-3 hours and can provide relief for as long as 8 hours, but should not be used for more than 5 consecutive days. ...Read more