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Ketorolac Tromethamine

Ketorolac Tromethamine

What is Ketorolac Tromethamine used for?

Ketorolac is used for the short-term treatment (up to 5 days) of moderate to severe pain in adults, such as after surgery. Reducing pain helps you recover more comfortably so you can return to your normal daily activities. This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by decreasing inflammation, swelling, and pain.


Ketorolac Tromethamine


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Ketorolac Tromethamine Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use any ketorolac products (including this nasal spray, tablets, or injection) for more than a total of 5 days. Do not use this medication for minor or long-term painful conditions.

This drug may rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This effect can occur without warning at any time while using this drug. Older adults may be at higher risk for this effect. Do not use this medication if you have stomach/intestinal problems (such as ulcers, bleeding).

This drug may also increase your risk of serious bleeding in other parts of your body. Do not use this medication if you have bleeding or blood clotting problems, or are at high risk for bleeding.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including ketorolac) may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. This effect can happen at any time while using this drug but is more likely if you use it for a long time. The risk may be greater in older adults or if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes). Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of using this drug.

Do not use this drug right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG) or before any surgery. It also should not be used during labor/delivery or in people with severe kidney problems or high risk for kidney problems.

Stop using ketorolac and get medical help right away if you notice any of the following rare but serious side effects: bloody or black/tarry stools, stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, unusual or easy bruising/bleeding, chest/jaw/left arm pain, shortness of breath, unusual sweating, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, trouble speaking.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Ketorolac Tromethamine Dosage and Form Information

Spray Non-Aerosol
15.75 Mg
0.5 %
0.4 %
60 Mg/2 Ml
30 Mg/Ml
15 Mg/Ml
15 Mg/Ml
60 Mg/2 Ml
30 Mg/Ml
10 Mg
15 Mg/Ml