Ketorolaco or, trometamina ketorolaco (it marks Toradol ) is nonesteroideo Antinflamatorio (NSAID, Acronym in English) in the family of " heterocyclic derivatives of acid acético", frequently used like Analgesic, Antipyretic (reducing of Fever ), and anti inflammatory .

The Ketorolaco acts inhibiting the synthesis of Prostaglandins

Content

  • For which conditions or diseases east medicine is prescribed?
  • How is due to use this medicine?
  • What another use occurs to this medicine?
  • Which are the special precautions that I must follow?
  • What special diet I must follow while east volume medicine?
  • What I must do if I forget to me to take a dose?
  • Which are the indirect effect that could cause this medicine?
  • How I store east medicine?
  • What I must do in case of an overdose?
  • What another information of importance would have to know?
  • Trade names

Warning

The ketorolaco is used for the short term lightening of the moderately intense pain and it does not have to be used by more time than 5 days, for conditions that cause slight pain, or chronic pain (in the long term). The first doses of ketorolaco by intravenous route (in a vein) or intramuscular injection (in a muscle) in a hospital or a medical doctor's office are received. After that, his doctor can decide to follow his treatment with oral ketorolaco.

You must stop taking oral ketorolaco to the fifth day after receiving his first injection. Dígale to its doctor if tiodavía feels pain after 5 days or if the pain has not been controlled by this medicine. The ketorolaco can cause serious indirect effect, eespecialmente when it is taken in unsuitable form. It takes the ketorolaco exactly as it is indicated. It less does not use more neither than the indicated dose nor the more either followed that the prescribed thing by his doctor.

The people who take medecines antiinflammatories without steroids (different from aspirina) as the ketorolaco can have major risk of having a cardiac attack or a cerebrovascular accident, that the people who do not take these medecines. These cases could happen of unexpected form and until causing the death. This risk can increase in the people who take these medecines during long time. Dígale to its doctor if you or somebody in your family has sometimes or has had diseases to the heart, a cardiac attack, or a cerebrovascular accident, or cerebrovascular miniaccident, if it smokes, and if you have or sometimes they have had high cholesterol, hypertension (arterial high pressure), bleeding or problems with the coalgulación, or diabetes. It obtains medical aid of emergencia in immediate form if it experiences anyone of the following symptoms: pain in the chest, difficulty to breathe, weakness in a part or a side of the body, or difficulty to speak.

If he is going to be put under any surgery, including the dental one, dígale to the doctor or dentist who you are taking ketorolaco. If he is going to be put under an operation in coronary arteries (CABG, by his abbreviation in English; a type of surgical operation of the heart), before does not take ketorolaco nor after the surgical operation.

The antiinflammatories without steroids as the ketorolaco can cause ulcers, hemorrhages, or perforations in the stomach or the intestine. These problems can be developed at any time during the treatment, appear without previous symptoms and cause the death. The risk could be greater in the people than they take antiinflammatories without steroids during long time, the people majors, those that do not have good health or in those who take more than three alcoholic drinks per day while they take this medicine. Dígale to its doctor if it is taking anyone from the following medecines: anticoagulants like the warfarina (Cumadina); aspirina; or oral steroids like dexametasona (Decadron, Dexone), metilprednisolona (Medrol), and prednisona (Deltasone). It does not take aspirins or another antiinflammatories without steroids like ibuprofeno (Advil, Motrin) and naproxeno (Treacherous, Naprosyn) while it is taking ketorolaco. Also dígale to its doctor if it has sometimes or has had ulcers or hemorrhages in the stomach or the internal. If you experience anyone of the following symptoms, stop taking ketorolaco and call to his doctor: stomach ache, pirosis (stomach acidity), vomiting a substance that is bloody or it is looked like lands of coffee, dark or tarred blood in lees, or lees (of color petroleum).

The ketorolaco can cause renal insufficiency. Dígale to its doctor his has diseases to the kidney or the liver, if it has had vomits or serious diarrhea or if it thinks that it can be dehydrated and if is taking inhibiting from the enzyme converter of the angiotensin (ECA) like benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (They overturn), enalapril (Vasotec), fosinopril (Monopril), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and trandolapril (Mavik); or diuréticos. If you experience anyone of the following symptoms, stop taking ketorolaco and call to his doctor: swelling of the hands, arms, feet, ankles or pantorrillas; increase of inexplicable weight; confusion; or convulsive crises

Some people have serious allergic reactions to the ketorolaco. Dígale to its doctor if you are allergic to the ketorolaco, aspirina or another antiinflammatories without steroids like the ibuprofeno (Advil, Motrin) or the naproxeno (Treacherous, Naprosyn), or to other medecines. Also dígale to its doctor if it has or sometimes it has had asthma, especially if frequently it has congestion or nasal secretion or nasal polyps (swelling of the covering of the nose). If you experience anyone of the following symptoms, stop taking ketorolaco and call immediately to his doctor: sarpullido (eruptions in the skin); urticarias; accompanied by prurito (picazón); swelling of the eyes, face, throat, language, arms, hands, ankles, or pantorrillas; difficulty to breathe or to swallow; or ronquera.

It does not nurse while it is taking ketorolaco.

It fulfills all the appointments with his doctor and the laboratory. His doctor will order certain laboratory tests that verify the answer of their body to the ketorolaco. Asegúrese to say to him to its doctor how one feels, so that it can prescribe the correct amount to him of medicine and thus to deal their condition with the risk lower than indirect effect happen serious.

His doctor or phamacist will give the leaf him of information of the manufacturer for the patient (he guides of the medicine) when you begin the treatment with ketorolaco and whenever you renew his prescription. He reads the information and pregúntele carefully any thing that does not understand. You also can obtain the guide of the medicine of the Web site of the Administration of Foods and Medecines (FDA, by its abbreviation in English): http://www.gov/cder or of the Web site of the manufacturer. For which conditions or diseases east medicine is prescribed? To return in the beginning

Ketorolaco is used to moderately alleviate the pain hard, generally after a surgical operation. Antiinflammatories without steroids belongs to a called medecine class. The production of a substance works when stopping that causes pain, fever and inflammation.

How is due to use this medicine?

The ketorolaco comes packaging in the form of tablets to take by oral route. Generally each 4-6 is taken hours following a schedule, or according to it is necessary for the pain. If it takes east medicine in agreement with a schedule, programs to take it around the same hours every day. It carefully follows the instructions in the label of the medicine and pregúntele his doctor or phamacist any thing that does not understand. What another use occurs to this medicine? To return in the beginning

This medicine also can be prescribed for other uses; pídale more information to its doctor or phamacist. Which are the special precautions that I must follow? To return in the beginning

Before beginning to take ketorolaco:

  • does not take ketorolaco if it is taking probenecida.

  • dígale to its doctor and his phamacist what medecines with and without nutritional prescription, vitamins, supplements and products made with grass are taking or glide to take. Asegúrese to mention medecines enumerated in the section of WARNING and anyone of the following: antidepressants; medecines for the mental anxiety or diseases, medecines for the convulsive crises like fenitoína (Dilantin) or carbamazepina (Tegretol); metotrexato (Rheumatrex); sedatives; tablets to sleep; and tranquilizers. His doctor can need to change the dose of his medecines or to watch him carefully to avoid indirect effect.
  • dígale to its doctor if it has sometimes or has had the conditions enumerated in the section of WARNING or swelling of the hands, the feet, the ankles or pantorrillas.
  • dígale to its doctor if she is pregnant woman, especially if it is in the last months of its pregnancy, if it has plans to be pregnant or if it is nursing. If it is pregnant while it takes east medicine, it calls immediately to its doctor.
  • you must know that this medicine can cause drowsiness (dream). He does not drive automobiles nor he handles heavy machinery until he knows how he will affect east medicine.
  • it remembers that the alcohol can increase the drowsiness caused by this medicine. Conver with its doctor about the safe alcohol consumption while the east taking medicine.

What special diet I must follow while east volume medicine?

Unless his doctor indicates to him otherwise, he continues with its normal diet. What I must do if I forget to me to take a dose? To return in the beginning

If his doctor has said to him that he takes ketorolaco regularly, he takes the forgotten dose he remembers as soon as it, nevertheless, if it is hour for the following one, he sáltese that one that did not take and he follows with the regular dosage. It does not take a double dose to compensate the one that forgot. Which are the indirect effect that could cause this medicine? To return in the beginning

The ketorolaco can bring about indirect effect. Dígale to its doctor if anyone of these symptoms becomes severe or if it does not disappear:

  • migraine (headache)

  • mareos
  • drowsiness (dream)
  • diarrhea
  • constipation (cold)
  • gases
  • sores in the mouth
  • sweating

Some indirect effect could bring about serious consequences for the health. If it experiences some of the enumerated ones in the WARNING section, calls immediately to his doctor. It does not take ketorolaco until it speaks with his doctor.

  • fever

  • blisters
  • yellowish coloration of the skin or the eyes
  • excessive fatigue
  • unusual bleeding or bruises
  • lack of energy
  • upset stomach
  • loss of the appetite
  • pain in the right part superior of the abdomen
  • symptoms similar to those of the influenza
  • pallor
  • heart rate more express than the normal thing
  • dark, faded urine or with blood
  • backache
  • difficulty or pain when tinkling

The ketorolaco can cause other indirect effect. It calls to his doctor if you have any strange problem while she takes east medicine. How I must store this medicine? To return in the beginning

It maintains east medicine in its package, closed well and outside the reach of the children. Almacénelo to room temperature and far from the excessive heat and the humidity (not in the bath). It rejects any medicine that is overcome or that no longer is used. Conver with its phamacist about the suitable remainder of medecines. What I must do in case of an overdose? To return in the beginning

In case of an overdose, it calls to the local office of envenenamiento control or calls immediately to emergencias.

The symptoms of the overdose can include:

  • upset stomach

  • vomits
  • stomach ache
  • dark or tarred lees (of color petroleum)
  • vomits with material similar to coffee grains
  • drowsiness
  • slow or fast, superficial breathing
  • comma (loss of brings back to consciousness during a period of time)

What another information of importance would have to know? To return in the beginning

It does not leave other people use his medicine. Pregúntele to the phamacist any doubt that has envelope how to renew this prescription.

It is important that You maintain a list written of all the medicines that You are taking, including that received with medical prescription and those that You bought without prescription, including vitamins and supplements of diet. You must have the list whenever she visits his doctor or when she is admitted to a hospital. Also it is an important information in cases of emergencia.

Trade names

  • Glicima (of Atlantis Pharma, in Mexico)

  • Supradol (of Liomont Laboratories, in Mexico)
  • Toradol (of Syntex, in the United States)
  • Apo-Ketorolac (of Apotex, in Canada)
  • Tenkdol (of Biotenk, in Argentina)

It is also seen

  • Steroids

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