6.6/ 7 average rating with 18 reviewsforketorolac

Toradol
Alternatives

(ketorolac)

Toradol (ketorolac)

Prescription only

Relafen (Nabumetone)

1 of 4 alternatives
Treats pain and inflammation.

Toradol (ketorolac) is a relatively strong NSAID and is a non-opioid medicine that relieves moderate to severe short term pain. However, it can increase your risk of bleeding so it should be used for the shortest time possible.

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Upsides
  • Relatively strong NSAID for treating pain and inflammation.
  • An alternative to opioid medications for treating short term pain.
  • Comes in a nasal spray that you can administer yourself if you want to avoid getting injections.
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Downsides
  • Only use for short term pain - for example: pain after getting a surgery.
  • Toradol (ketorolac) can increase the risk of bleeding, so it's not a good choice for people with peptic ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, or a history of these.
  • People with serious kidney problems can't use Toradol (ketorolac).
  • Not for children under 17 years old.
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Used for
  • Pain
  • Postoperative ocular pain and inflammation after eye surgery
  • Ocular itching
  • Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid arthritis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Nasal solution
  • Ophthalmic solution
  • Pill
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Reviews
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Side effects
1possible side effects
  • Temporary burning and stinging
    40%
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The Relafen (Nabumetone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Heart attack or stroke

    History of heart problems

    ...and 5 more risk factors

  • Stomach bleeding

    History of stomach bleeding or ulcers

    ...and 5 more risk factors

  • Kidney damage

    A history of kidney problems

    ...and 4 more risk factors

  • Bleeding

    Bleeding problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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