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Ketorol – Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (Nsaid)

Ketorol is marketed under the brand name Toradol and Acular in United States of America. Ketorol is an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which falls in the heterocyclic acetic acid derivative family. Ketoral is often used for relief from fever, for headache, and an anti-inflammatory. Ketorol comes in the form of tablets and capsules.The bodily synthesis of prostaglandins is slowed down by the intake of Ketorol by blockage of enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX).

Ketorol – non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)

Ketorol is marketed under the brand name Toradol and Acular in United States of America. Ketorol is an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which falls in the heterocyclic acetic acid derivative family. Ketoral is often used for relief from fever, for headache, and an anti-inflammatory. Ketorol comes in the form of tablets and capsules.The bodily synthesis of prostaglandins is slowed down by the intake of Ketorol by blockage of enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX).

Ketorol is used for short term management from pain, and the dosage shouldn’t exceed more than 5 tablets a day. Ketorol shouldn’t be used for more than two days if used continuously.

Side effects of Ketorol

The growing reports of the side effects of Ketorol has resulted in the banning of the drug in many countries and the dosage and duration of use of Ketorol has reduced in other to counter the adverse effects of Ketorol dosage. Stevens Johnson syndrome, Asthma , allergic reaction, rashes, anaphylactoid reactions have been reported after the intake of Ketorol. Fluid retention and edema has been reported after the use of Ketorol so it should be administered with caution for patients with cardiac decompensation, hypertension or similar conditions.

Some of the more severe side effects associated with ketorol and most other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is gastrointestinal ulcers, renal dysfunction to complete kidney damage, hypersensitivity reactions.

Ketorol is not recommended for long term pain.

In case of pregnancy or if your are breast feeding consult a doctor before taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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