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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?

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

Dr. Maxim Eckmann
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Severely allergic to ibuprofen and was given toradol in its place. Had lighter but same reactions. How are they similar medication wise?

Severely allergic to ibuprofen and was given toradol in its place. Had lighter but same reactions. How are they similar medication wise?

NSAIDS: These are nsaids , non steroidal antinflammatory reactions and can cross react, you need to wear a medicalert bracelet saying you are allergic to them, you may be allergic to Aspirin also, avoid all of them. ...Read more

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Will toradol test positve in a drug srceen for probation?

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

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Is toradol a sulfa drug?

Toradol: Toradol is in in the family of heterocyclic Acetic Acid derivatives. It's not a sulfa drug. ...Read more

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Will toradol and oxycontin show up the same on a drug screen?

No: Toradol is not an opioid and I'm not aware of any evidence for false positives with it when screening for oxycodone and opioids in general. If there ever is any doubt the physician can order a confirmation and that would clear up any confusion. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and suffer really bad menstrual cramps. I take apo-ketorolac, is there another form of medication i can take(non generic)?

I have endometriosis and suffer really bad menstrual cramps. I take apo-ketorolac, is there another form of medication i can take(non generic)?

Use Caution: Ketorolac (toradol) should not be used for over 5 days! it can cause sever GI problems. Consult with your doc regarding over nsaids that might be safer for you to use keeping in mind that all such drugs have effects on bleeding, tendency to cause blood clots, increase the risk of high blood pressure and cause GI ulcers. A cox ii specific med like Celebrex (celecoxib) (celicoxib) might be saferif ok wih doctor. ...Read more

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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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Effects of taking toradol?

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

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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

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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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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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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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Can I drink while on toradol?

Can I drink while on toradol?

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

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Can you use toradol while on warfin?

Not best: Toradol is a non steroidal antiinflammatory that effects platelet function. Combining toradol with Coumadin (warfarin) increases the risk for bleeding. ...Read more

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Do you get a buzz from injecting toradol?

Usually not: Toradol is an injectable form of a NSAID which is the same class of medications as ibuprofen. "buzz" sensations are typically associated with narcotics, benzodiazepines, or anesthetic agents. ...Read more

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