Ketanov injection is an anti-inflammatory medicine containing Ketorolac as its active ingredient. It is used to manage post-operative pain, joint pain and muscle ache (short term). It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from....
Q: Why can't I take Ketanov injection by myself?
A: Ketanov injection is to be taken by injection and is given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.
Q: Can I take Ibuprofen if I have been given Ketanov injection?
A: Both Ketanov injection & Ibuprofen are painkiller medicine. You should not take two painkiller medicines together, as it can increase the risk of side effects such as bleeding and ulcers. Hence, it is not recommended to take these medicines simultaneously.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before starting Ketanov injection?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
Ketanov may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine....