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Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) indicated for the short-term management of moderate to severe acute postoperative pain. Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, which causes uncomfortable sensations in the body.
 
Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's contains 'ketorolac tromethamine', which works by inhibiting the synthesis of certain chemical messengers in the body, such as prostaglandins which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. Thereby, Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's helps provide relief from pain.
 
In some cases, you may experience common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhoea, constipation, gas, and dizziness. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if the side effects persist or worsen.
 
Avoid taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's should not be given to children below 16 years as safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol with Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's as it could lead to increased dizziness; it might also increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side effects/interactions.

Uses of Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's

Treatment of Postoperative pain relief.

Medicinal Benefits

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's belongs to a group of medicines called  Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) indicated for the short-term management of moderate to severe acute postoperative pain. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's contains 'ketorolac tromethamine', which works by inhibiting the synthesis of certain chemical messengers in the body, such as prostaglandins which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. Thereby, Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's helps provide relief from pain.

Directions for Use

Tablet/capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or break the tablet/capsule.Tablet DT: Check the label for directions before use. Disperse the tablet in the prescribed amount of water and swallow the contents. Do not crush, chew or swallow as a whole.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Gas
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness

Drug Warnings

Do not take Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you have/had asthma, severe heart problems, stomach ulcer or perforation, bleeding problems such as bleeding from the stomach, intestine or brain, bypass surgery, heart attack, blood circulation problems, or inflammation of intestines. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's can increase your risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke. So, if you have had any recent heart surgery, do not take Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's. Inform your doctor if you have or had high blood pressure, heart problems, high cholesterol, diabetes, asthma, liver and kidney problems. Avoid taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's may cause dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below 16 years as safety and effectiveness have not been established. Stop taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's and consult your doctor immediately if you have stomach pain or any signs of bleeding in the intestine or stomach, such as blood in stools. Do not take any other NSAIDs for pain relief along with Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's unless prescribed. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's may have interaction with a blood thinner (warfarin, heparin), antipsychotic agent (lithium), pain killers (aspirin), uricosuric (probenecid), antiprogestational steroids (mifepristone).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have stomach ulcer or perforation, bleeding problems, heart problems, blood circulation problems, asthma, fluid retention, thrombosis, porphyria, anaemia, high blood pressure, kidney or liver problems.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • WARFARIN
  • HEPARIN
  • LITHIUM
  • ASPIRIN
  • PROBENECID
  • MIFEPRESTONE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Exercising regularly helps in muscle stretching so that they are less likely to spasm, tear and sprain. Mild exercises such as jogging and walking are helpful for muscle stretching.
  • Massages can also be helpful.
  • Avoid freezing and hot temperatures.
  • Avoid wearing tight-fitting clothes; instead, wear loose garments.
  • Rest well, and get plenty of sleep.
  • To avoid developing pressure sores, change your position every two hours.
  • Hot or cold therapy can help treat muscle spasms. Apply an ice-pack or hot-pack on the muscle for 15-20minutes.
  • Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Pain: Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, causing uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain may be dull or sharp; it might be constant or may come and go. Pain can be generalized (overall body aches) or localized (affecting a specific body area). The common causes of pain include headache, muscle strain, cramps, cuts, bone fractures, arthritis, and stomach ache.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's as it may cause increased dizziness. It may also increase the risk of stomach bleeding.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Avoid taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is not recommended during breastfeeding as Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's might pass into breastmilk.

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Driving

Caution

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this. Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is not recommended for patients with advanced renal impairment and patients at risk for renal failure.

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Children

Unsafe

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is recommended for children below 16years as the safety and effectiveness were not established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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FAQs

Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's works by inhibiting the synthesis of certain chemical messengers which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. Thereby, Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's helps provide relief from pain.
Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's. Drink enough fluids and eat non-spicy food if you experience diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you experience severe diarrhoea or if you find blood in stools.
Do not take any other pain killer medicines along with Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's unless prescribed, as it might lead to unpleasant side effects and can increase the risk of stomach bleeding associated with NSAIDs.
Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is usually prescribed for less than 5 days. It should not be taken for longer durations. The lowest possible dose for the shortest duration is advised. Take Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's only for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Avoid taking Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's for longer durations as it might increase the risk of heart problems and stomach bleeding.
Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's might affect fertility. Therefore, Ketorol-DT Tablet 15's is not recommended for women trying to conceive. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

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