Ketorolac Tromethamine is a medicinal drug that possesses anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties. It is a non-selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenases that inhibits both COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes. It also exerts its anti-inflammatory effect by protecting the conversion of arachidonic acid to prostaglandins at the site of inflammation. The inhibition of COX-2 prevents normal state formation of prostaglandins that plays housekeeping roles to protect the gastrointestinal tract. It regulates renal blood flow, and functions in platelet aggregation.
Class of Drugs – A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Molecular Formula – C19H24N2O6
Molecular Weight - 376.4 g/mol
Working: This active a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug performs its action mechanism by blocking the production of certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation. These effects of the drug Ketorolac Tromethamine helps to decrease swelling, pain, or fever. It should not be used for mild or long-term painful conditions including arthritis.
Uses: This mentioned medication is indicated for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain in adults. It can be used before or after medical procedures or after surgery. Decreasing pain recovers more comfortably so that an individual can return to normal daily activities. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that blocks the production of certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation. It helps to decrease swelling, pain, or fever.
Popular Brands and Dosages: It is an active component used to relieve pain and used in popular brand medicine as given below:
- Toradol: 10 mg
It is advisable to avoid lying down immediately or for at least 10 minutes after consuming this drug. It may cause dizziness, avoid driving or operating machinery.