Ketorolac

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General

  • Type: NSAID
  • Dosage Forms: 15 mg/mL, 30 mg/mL injection
  • Common Trade Names: Toradol

Adult Dosing

  • Acute pain:
    • IM: 30-60 mg x 1 or 30 mg q6h
    • IV: 30 mg x 1, then 15-30 mg q6h
    • Black box warning against tx for > 5 days

Pediatric Dosing

  • N/A

Special Populations

  • Pregnancy Rating: C
  • Lactation: Enters breast milk, use caution
  • Renal Dosing
    • Mild-Moderate impairment: Decrease dose by 50%
    • Severe impairment or HD: Contraindicated
  • Hepatic Dosing: No dose change, but may increase LFTs

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug
  • Active or prior PUD, recent GIB
  • Severe renal disease or HD
  • Bleeding diathesis

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:
  • Mechanism of Action:

See Also

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