Ketorol DT - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Ketorol DT: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is Ketorol DT?

Ketorol DT relieves moderate to severe pain and inflammation. It is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. It works by blocking the pain signals in the brain. It relieves pain, swelling, and fever and works mainly on inflammation in the joints and muscles. Doctors recommend Ketorol DT in low dosage for a short period of 5 days. Long-term use may lead to health complications.

Uses and benefits of Ketorol DT

Ketorol DT is an anti-inflammatory drug. Here are its uses:

  • Doctors recommend Ketorol DT for treating pain, inflammation, and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
  • It offers short-term relief for most pains and reduces swelling in the joints and muscles.
  • It treats pain arising from muscle sprains and injury.
  • It also helps quicken post-surgery recovery, pain, and inflammation.
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Side effects of Ketorol DT

The side effects of Ketorol DT aren’t severe. They gradually disappear as the body adjusts to the drug.

The most common side effects of the drug are:

  • Stomach pain.
  • Indigestion.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Heartburn.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Dizziness.
  • Drowsiness.

Long-term use may lead to health complications like kidney problems, stomach bleeding, or increased blood pressure.

Avoid driving when on the medication as it may cause dizziness or headaches and a loss of focus.

Ketorol DT is not recommended for patients suffering from kidney or liver disease. It is important to tell your doctor if you have either of these health complications. Your doctor will adjust your dosage so that the drug doesn’t cause any harm.

What is Ketorol DT

Uses of Ketorol DT

Side effects of Ketorol DT


Frequently Asked Questions about Ketorol DT

1. How to take Ketorol DT?

Take as advised by the doctor. Always take Ketorol DT by dissolving it in a glass of water. Do not consume on an empty stomach. Take it with or after meals or a glass of milk. If it upsets the stomach, then please take an antacid along with it.

2. How to take Ketorol DT for a toothache?

You should take Ketorol DT every 4 or 6 hours for 5-days, or as recommended, to treat a toothache. Take the medicine with a glass of water, and do not lie down for 10-15 minutes after consumption. If the toothache persists even after 5-days, please visit your dentist.

3. How to consume Ketorol DT?

Follow your doctor's instructions or the directions mentioned on the label. Ideally, you should dissolve it in a glass of water and drink the liquid. Take the medicine orally every 4 to 6 hours, or as directed by your doctor. Please consult our experts for more details on pain medications and pain management.

4. Is Ketorol DT safe in pregnancy?

Consult your doctor before taking Ketorol DT during pregnancy. It can be unsafe for pregnant women and might harm the fetus. Your doctor will decide the best pain medication for you after a thorough examination.

5. Is Ketorol DT safe in breastfeeding?

Be careful when taking this medicine during breastfeeding. If you experience any pain, stop breastfeeding until after you complete the medicine course and all drug traces are eliminated from your body.

6. Can Ketorol DT be taken on an empty stomach?

Doctors recommend taking Ketorol DT with food or a glass of milk. Take an antacid along with the medicine to avoid nausea or an upset stomach. Please consult your doctor if you experience any side effects.

7. Can Ketorol DT affect after alcohol intake?

Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ketorol DT as side effects like loss of alertness, drowsiness, or dizziness could intensify. Also, take the drug at its lowest dose and for a short time. Do not combine alcohol with this drug as it could harm your health.

8. Can you have Ketorol DT and Combiflam together?

Taking Ketorol DT with Combiflam or any other pain medications may increase the side effects and cause complications. Please talk to your doctor about any other medicine or health products you use so that your doctor can prescribe the proper dosage of Ketorol DT.

9. For how long does the effect of Ketorol-Dt last?

The effect of Ketorol DT depends upon how long you have taken the drug. Your age and health also decide the drug's effect on your body. The drug's effect lasts for 5 to 6 hours.

10. What does Ketorol DT do?

Ketorol DT is an anti-inflammatory drug that treats moderate to severe pain. It also helps in decreasing swelling or fever and aids in post-surgery recovery. Doctors recommend this drug to patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Please consult our experts on pain medications and management.



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