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Ketorol Dt 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Ketorol Dt 10 MG Description

Ketorol-DT tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for the short-term management of severe or intense pain, such as post-operative pain, tooth pain, joint pain and muscle aches. This medicine contains ketorolac as its active ingredient. Ketorol-DT tablet works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever and inflammation.

Before starting treatment with this medication, inform your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking, any medical conditions you have, and whether you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. It is important to take Ketorol-DT exactly as prescribed by your doctor, in the correct doses and for the duration specified.

Ketorol-DT tablet is not intended for prolonged use (more than five days) or to treat minor pain. Ketorol-DT should not be used as a preventive measure to reduce pain before major surgery, during labour, or delivery.

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ContainsKetorolac(10.0 Mg)
UsesToothache, post operative pain, muscle and joint pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, indigestion
TherapyANALGESIC
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uses

Uses of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

Ketorol-DT tablet is used for short term management of post-operative pain and pain related to muscles & joints.
contraindications

Contraindications of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ketorolac or any other ingredient of Ketorol-DT tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • If you have stomach or intestinal ulcers, bleeding or perforation in the digestive tract.
  • If you have kidney disease or liver disease and a history of bleeding in your brain.
  • If you have experienced asthma, urticaria or allergic-type reactions after painkiller use.
  • Ketorol-DT should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery and for any major surgery.
  • This medicine should not be used during labour as it may inhibit uterine contractions and can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • You should not take this medicine if you are taking other painkillers.
  • Ketorol-DT tablet should not be used in patients below 18 years of age.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Ketorol-DT tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy or by women who are trying to conceive or using any fertility treatment.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Ketorol-DT tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ketorol-DT tablets should not be taken by women who are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ketorol-DT tablet?
A:
Ketorol-DT tablet does not affect your driving ability, if you experience any side effect such as dizziness and drowsiness avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ketorol-DT tablet?
A:
Do not drink alcohol while taking Ketorol-DT tablet. This may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, bleeding problems or gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • You should not use this medicine for minor or chronic painful conditions.
  • You experience any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • You have high blood pressure, heart failure, stroke and edema.
  • Ketorolac DT tablet should be used cautiously in patients above the age of 60.
  • This medicine should not be taken for more than five days.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

  • Ketorol-DT tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • You should take this medicine with or after your meals. To avoid stomach upset take it after a meal or with food or milk.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

  • Store Ketorol-DT tablets at room temperature, away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

  • Ketorol-DT tablet is a pain-relieving medicine used to relieve moderate to severe pain, such as post-operative pain, tooth pain, joint pain, and muscle aches.
  • Take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than directed.
  • Avoid taking Ketorol DT with alcohol, as it may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Do not take this medicine if you have had a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the past or if you have a bleeding disorder.
  • If you have asthma, kidney or liver disease, or a history of allergic reactions to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), let your doctor know before taking Ketorol DT.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any other medical conditions.
  • Ketorol-DT tablets should not be used in patients below 18 years of age.
dosage

Dosage of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

Overdose

Overdosing on Ketorol-DT may cause lack of energy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and upper abdominal pain. It is important to consult a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected to avoid serious ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to co...
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Mode of Action of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Ketorol-DT tablet works by blocking the action of an enzyme called cyclooxygenase, which is involved in the synthesis of inflammatory mediators, prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are implicated in pain a...
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interactions

Interactions of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ketorol-DT tablet may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a p...
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  • Medicines like Probenecid and Pentoxifylline should never be taken along with Ketorol-DT.
  • Medicines used to thin blood, such as Warfarin and Heparin, should be used with caution as there are chances of increased bleeding upon long-term use.
  • Anti-platelet medicines such as aspirin and painkillers when taken along can induce stomach or intestinal bleeding.
  • Digoxin used to treat heart failure should not be taken along with Ketorol-DT tablets.
  • Medicines used to lower blood pressure, such as water pills, Captopril, Enalapril, immunomodulator medicines such as Tacrolimus, Ciclosporin and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously.
  • Medicines such as Methotrexate and Lithium if taken along with Ketorol-DT can lead to toxicity of these medicines.
  • Medicines used to treat epilepsy, seizures and other psychiatric conditions if taken along with Ketorol-DT can lead to serious side effects.

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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For which conditions is ketorolac used?

A: Ketorolac is used for a short duration to treat severe or intense pain. It helps relieve post-operative pain, toothache and joint and muscle pain.

Q: How does ketorolac provide pain relief?

A: Ketorolac inhibits the body's production of a chemical that causes pain and swelling, thus improving your condition and providing pain relief.

Q: Which medicines are used for pain-relieving?

A: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly used medicines for pain relief. Ketorolac, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, ketoprofen are few NSAIDS. However, these medicines should only be used after consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Ketorol a painkiller?

A: Yes, Ketorol is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for the short-term management of severe or intense pain such as post-operative pain, tooth pain, joint pain and muscle ache.

Q: How long can I take Ketorol-DT tablet?

A: Ketorol-DT tablet should not be taken for more than 5 days as it may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and cause affect your kidneys.

Q: How long does Ketorol-DT tablet take to work?

A: Ketorol-DT tablet starts working approximately after 1 hour of consumption. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: Will Ketorol-DT tablet completely cure the pain?

A: Ketorol-DT tablet is an anti-inflammatory medicine that is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation for a shorter duration. The response to medicine vary among individuals and can not be generalised that it will completely cure the pain.

Q: Can I take the Ketorol-DT for tooth pain?

A: Although it’s a pain killer medicine, but it is advised to consult a dentist/doctor if before taking the Ketorol-DT for tooth ache.

Q: Can I take Ketorol-DT tablet on an empty stomach?

A: Avoid taking Ketorol-DT tablet on an empty stomach as it may increase the risk of gastrointestinal side effects. Hence, this medicine is taken after food to avoid side effects.

Q: Can I use Ketorol-DT with Ibuprofen?

A: Both Ibuprofen and Ketorol-DT are painkiller medicine. You should not take two painkiller medicines together and can increase the risk of side effects of bleeding and ulcers. Hence, it is not recommended to take both the medicines at a time.

Q: Can I take the Ketorol-DT after a root canal for relieving pain?

A: It can be used for relieving post root canal pain. However, it is advised not to self-medicate and consult a dentist before taking this medicine.

Q: How many times can we take the Ketorol DT in a day?

A: You should take the Ketorol DT in exact doses and frequency prescribed by the doctor. If you do not feel any improvement, consult your doctor. Do not modify or exceed the duration on your own.

Q: What is the composition of Ketorol-DT?

A: The composition of Ketorol-DT consists of ketorolac as its active component, which works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever and inflammation.

Q: What are the side effects of Ketorol DT tablet?

A: The side effects of Ketorol DT tablet include headache, dizziness, nausea, indigestion, etc. However, these side effects are usually mild and go away with time.

Q: Does Ketorol DT make you sleepy?

A: Dizziness and drowsiness are side effects that might occur in a patient taking it. However, it is not meant to be used to induce a lack of sleep or treat sleeplessness or related issues.

Q: Can I take 2 Ketorol DT?

A: Patients must avoid self-medication of Ketorol DT and take it as advised by a doctor. Self-dosage is not recommended.

Q: Can Ketorol DT be used for back pain?

A: Yes, Ketorol DT tablet can be used for back pain.

Q: Is Ketorol DT good for headaches?

A: Yes, Ketorol DT tablet can be used for headaches.

Q: Is Ketorol DT safe in cardiac patients?

A: Ketorol DT should be used cautiously in cardiac patients.

Q: Is Ketorol DT safe in liver disease cases?

A: Ketorol DT should be used cautiously in liver patients.

Q: Ketorol DT vs Combiflam, which one is better for pain management?

A: Ketorol DT contains Ketorolac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for pain relief and inflammation reduction. Combiflam is a combination medication containing Ibuprofen (an NSAID) and Paracetamol (an analgesic and antipyretic) for pain relief and fever reduction. The choice between them depends on the specific pain condition and individual medical considerations. Consultation with a doctor is advised.

Q: Ketorol DT vs Diclomol, are they the same?

A: Ketorol DT and Diclomol are two different pain relievers. Diclomol is a combination of Diclofenac and Paracetamol, whereas Ketorol DT contains Ketorolac. Their compositions and active ingredients differ. Consult a healthcare professional to determine the best option for your pain relief requirements.

Q: Ketorol DT vs Zerodol SP, what are the differences?

A: Ketorol DT contains Ketorolac, an NSAID for pain relief, inflammation reduction and fever reduction. Zerodol SP is a combination medication with Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Serratiopeptidase. The choice between them depends on individual factors and should be made in consultation with a doctor only.
Last Updated on: 15 April 2024 | 7:07 PM (IST)

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