KETOROL Injection 1ml
What is KETOROL Injection used for?
KETOROL Injection tablet/injection is used for the treatment of severe acute pain.
KETOROL Injection eye drops are recommended for the management of post-operative eye pain and swelling.
KETOROL Injection gel is used for pain relief following a procedure and also used to treat back pain, pain caused by kidney stones, and cancer pain.
KETOROL Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does KETOROL Injection work?
KETOROL Injection belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Prostaglandins are the inflammatory mediators responsible for inflammation. KETOROL Injection acts by inhibiting the action of hormones called prostaglandins, which are responsible for inflammation and pain. Ketorolac gel works by penetrating into skin layers and reducing the pain and inflammation.
How to use KETOROL Injection ?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use KETOROL Injection as prescribed by your doctor.
- Instill one to two drops of KETOROL Injection into the conjunctival sac of the eyes.
- Apply a thin layer of KETOROL Injection gel over the affected area and rub it gently.
- KETOROL Injection injection is administered into a vein or muscle, under the medical supervision.
- Swallow the whole tablet. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of KETOROL Injection , please use it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
The overdose symptoms of KETOROL Injection tablet may include:
- Epigastric pain
What are the drugs that interact with KETOROL Injection ?
Drugs that interact with KETOROL Injection tablet include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of KETOROL Injection ?
The following are the most common side effects of KETOROL Injection tablet/injection:
- Stomach upset
The following are the most common side effects of KETOROL Injection eye drops:
- Corneal infiltrates
- Ocular oedema
- Ocular pain
The following are the most common side effects of KETOROL Injection gel:
- Skin redness, burning, itching, or peeling
- Thinning of your skin
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions KETOROL Injection ?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to KETOROL Injection or similar drugs.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of KETOROL Injection tablet/injection.
- Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on KETOROL Injection tablet/injection.
- Be cautious while using KETOROL Injection tablet/injection if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
- Notify the doctor if you experience any eye problems, such as itching or redness while using KETOROL Injection eye drops.
What should you tell your doctor before using KETOROL Injection ?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of skin disorders, heart, kidney, liver or respiratory diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Notify the doctor if you have any eye conditions such as glaucoma or cataracts.
Frequently Asked Questions about KETOROL Injection
- What are the overdose symptoms of KETOROL Injection eye drops?
- Is it safe to use KETOROL Injection tablet during breastfeeding?
- Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while using KETOROL Injection tablet?
- Is it safe to use tobacco while taking KETOROL Injection tablet?
The overdose symptoms of KETOROL Injection eye drops include severe burning sensation, eye watering, white patches on the eyes, and drainage from the eyes.
No. Avoid KETOROL Injection during breastfeeding because the drug passes through breast milk and may harm the nursing infant.
Use of KETOROL Injection tablet may cause kidney impairment. Therefore, you must monitor your kidney function while using KETOROL Injection tablet.
Regular use of tobacco with KETOROL Injection tablet may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Therefore, you must avoid using tobacco while taking KETOROL Injection tablet.
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