Ketorolac: Toradol (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, nonopioid analgesics)

Ketorolac: Toradol (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, nonopioid analgesics)

Generic Name

ketorolac

Trade Name

Toradol

Indication

pain

Action

pain relief due to prostaglandin inhibition by blocking of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX)

Therapeutic Class

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, nonopioid analgesics

Pharmacologic Class

pyrroziline carboxylic acid

Nursing Considerations

may cause GI bleeding, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, anaphylaxis, drowsiness
should not exceed 5 . . .