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For nerve pain..Toradol injection about 24 hrs ago plus pill about 14 hrs ago..How long will this be in my system?
Get examination: Treating pain with a pin medicine and not finding thr cause will never get rid of the pain . You need a detailed examination to find the cause and treat the cause not the symptom. ...Read more
I can take toradol injection. By 2nd day into taking tablets wrists & palms swell, itch, & break out in hives. Why can I taken one but not the other?
See below : Likely due to inactive ingredient in tablet. ...Read more
Question unclear: Toradol is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory pain reliever.Taking a 'water pill' would likely have no effect on an allergic reaction.Anti-histamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help-but if the allergy is 'severe' you risk anaphylaxis w/asphyxiation or a Stevens-Johnson type reaction, among others.Seek medical attention IMMEDIATELY if you have taken Toradol & are swelling, having difficulty breathing, etc. ...Read more
Severe back spasms. NSAIDs give me ulcers. The NP stated that a Toradol injection will not cause ulcers since it's an injection not a pill. This true?
My mother is diabetic, type 2, is it safe for her take toradol(pill) to relieve her from severe arthritic pain?
It is safe: Toradol (oral) is used primarily for moderate to severe postoperative pain and other severe acute pain states. Toradol is a great acute pain reliever, but you need to address chronic pain and the cause of the problem and not just the symptom.. If concerned, talk to your pcp about the benefits and risks of taking this drug. ...Read more
My dr gave me ketorolac (10 mg pill form) but didn't tell me how long I can take it for (I've heard 5 days from other people). Is this true?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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