Ketorol Dt 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Ketorol Dt 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Medical 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 ache. This medicine co...
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ContainsKetorolac(10.0 Mg)
UsesToothache, post operative pain, muscle and joint pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, indigestion
ClassificationANALGESIC
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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 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 pain killers 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 pain killer 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.

Side effects of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

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.

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

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

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.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, bleeding problem 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 5 days.

Mode of Action of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Ketorolac works by blocking the action of an enzyme called cyclooxygenase which is involved in the synthesis of inflammatory mediators prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are implicated in the condition of...
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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.

Interactions of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ketorol-DT tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you ha...
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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 longterm 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.

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 in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Ketorol Dt 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Ketorol-DT include lack of energy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and upper abdominal pain. In case of an overdose, consult your doctor immediately. There is a risk of getting se...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a doubl...
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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: For which disease Ketorol DT is used?

A: Ketorol DT is used for the treatment of severe or intense pain for a short duration. It helps relieve post-operative pain, toothache, joint and muscle pain. It works by inhibiting the body's production of a chemical that causes pain and swelling.

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: 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: 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 modification is not recommended.
Product Details
Brand
KETOROL DT
Expires on or After
29/11/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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