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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
Affects Bleeding: Shouldn't take toradol for more than 5 days. In other words it is only a very short term med. There is a much higher chance of bleeding into the brain or even the spinal column or GI hemorrhage. Ironically there is a higher chance of stroke or heart attack and shouldn't be used after CABG surgery. As an nsaid, there can be damage to the kidney function as well. There are a number of alternatives. ...Read more
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
Doesn't matter: Toradol (ketorolac) is a pain reliever in the same class as Ibuprofen (Motrin) or Naproxen (Aleve), called NSAIDs. It isn't a controlled drug like a narcotic or amphetamine. It is perfectly legal to take under any circumstances, and would not cause problems in any type of drug screen. They are looking for signs of drug abuse, especially of narcotics or cocaine. ...Read more
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
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;
•ringing in your ears. ...Read more
No and No: Toradol should only be for very short periods of time (5 days max)due to it's side effects, particularly the stomach and bowels in general and bleeding particularly. Adding alcohol tremendously increases the risk of all of these complications. It should not be used for minor or chronic pain. ...Read more
Yes: There's no contraindication but both medications (actually all 3 since meprozine is a combination of 2 medicines) have some significant potential side effects and you're exposed to all of them. ...Read more
Yes and no: Propoxyphene is not longer available in the us so anyone having this in the us likely has an old or expired rx. When this was on the market, using it along with toradol would be ok. ...Read more
Will a one time IM injection of toradol stop costochondritis...or will pain return when toradol wear off?
IM Toradol benefits: Hopefully all you will need is 1 IM dose of Toradol (30mg vs 60mg) to keep costochondritis symptoms at bay. Find that Toradol works well for symptoms which are "caught early". Hopefully that was your case. If it does wear off say after 2-3 weeks of >50% relief of symptoms, then you may benefit from short term oral NSAID (as long as your kidney function is good). Tricky area for topical meds. ...Read more
I received a shot of toradol 3 hrs ago and now my hans and wrists hurt really bad and pain still not gone what do I do?
Hand pain: See your provider that administered the injection. ...Read more
Could toradol potentially be taken long term for pain caused by pars defect if only taken once a day? OTC pretty ineffective and have to take often.
No: Toradol can damage the liver, therefore its use is limited to very short periods of time. ...Read more
Meds: Yes, that will not cause you any harm ...Read more
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
Ideally no: Ideally try to avoid non steroidal anti inflammatory medications like toradol on patients using anticoagulation. It can increase the risk of bleeding. ...Read more
Robaxin (methocarbamol) toradol: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›