KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET Introduction
KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET includes Ketorolac tromethamine, a painkiller. It is suggested for the short-term therapy of unexpected moderately severe pain, which commonly happens following any surgical procedure, as well as muscular pain. Short term pain is defined as pain that lasts five days or less and is abrupt and acute in nature.
KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET is not indicated for use in individuals who are using other NSAIDs (for example, aspirin), have advanced kidney, cardiac, cerebrovascular, or gastrointestinal disease, or have a tendency to bleed easily. If you have liver, lung, or heart disease, high blood pressure, or inflammatory bowel disease, see your doctor before taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET.
It is not advised to take KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET while pregnant, especially in the final three months, or while nursing. It is not advised to give children KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET (below 17 years of age). In individuals over 65 years old, KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET should be taken cautiously.
When using KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET, refrain from smoking and drinking. Nausea, indigestion, stomach pain, diarrhea, dizziness or drowsiness, headache, and edema are the most frequent side effects of using KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. If your symptoms get worse or don’t go away, call your doctor right away.
USES OF KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET
- The purpose of KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET is to treat abrupt, moderate to severe pain that follows any surgical treatment.
- Moreover, it helps with musculoskeletal discomfort.
HOW KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET WORKS
The mechanism of action of KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET is the blockage of prostaglandin, a chemical produced during damage that causes inflammation and pain, as well as the inhibition of pain signals between the brain and nerve endings.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Taking it with or without food is acceptable.
For Tablet, Capsule: With a glass of water, swallow KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. Avoid crushing or chewing the medication.
For Dispersible Tablet: Put KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET into the amount of water that is specified on the packaging. After reconstituting, immediately consume the concoction.
Based on your age, weight, and medical condition, your doctor will determine the ideal dosage and timeframe for your KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET medication. To get better outcomes, keep taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET as directed by your doctor for the predetermined amount of time.
SIDE EFFECTS OF KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET
- Nausea, indigestion, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation
- Dizziness, drowsiness, headache
- Sleepiness or lack of sleep
- Abnormal dreams, anxiety, dry mouth, hyperactivity, tingling and prickling sensation, increased sweating, euphoria, hallucinations
- Loss of appetite, gas, vomiting, inflamed and sore mouth, gastritis, sore throat
- Lack of energy, pain, back pain
- Vasodilatation, throbbing sensation, high blood pressure
- Muscle or joint pain
- Rash, hives
- Discomfort, pain or burning while peeing
- Swelling across the body, hypersensitive reactions like anaphylaxis or an anaphylactoid reaction, or swelling of the larynx or tongue
- Heart issues (irregular heartbeats, slow heart rate, chest pain, flushing, low blood pressure, heart attack, inflammation of blood vessels)
- Skin conditions like toxic epidermal necrolysis, Lyell’s syndrome, bullous reactions such Stevens-Johnson syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis, and erythema multiforme
- Pancreatic inflammation and liver failure
- Inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, as well as ulcerative stomatitis, getting worse
- Blood disorders like agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, aplastic anemia, lymphadenopathy, and pancytopenia (due to changes in the number of blood cells)
- Bleeding after surgery
- Blood sugar levels rising
- High amounts of potassium (shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting)
- Low amounts of sodium (whole body dizziness, fatigue, lethargy, weakness, thirst)
- Psychiatric disorders, fits, and aseptic meningitis (infection of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord)
- Respiratory depression, pneumonia, and bronchospasm (chest tightness)
- Conjunctivitis (eye inflammation)
- Haemolytic uraemic syndrome, flank discomfort with or without hematuria (damage or inflammation of small blood vessels in kidneys)
If you suffer any of the negative effects listed below, stop taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET and call your doctor right away.
- Shortness of breath
- Swelling, rapid weight gain
- Skin rash
- Stomach bleeding (bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that may look like coffee grounds)
- Difficulties with the liver (nausea, stomach pain, itchiness, tiredness, flu-like symptoms, clay-coloured stools, dark urine, yellowing of the skin or eyes, loss of appetite)
- Anaemia (paleness of skin, light-headedness, fast heart rate, difficulty in concentrating, shortness of breath)
- kidney issues (little or no urine production, difficulty or pain while urinating, swelling of legs, tiredness, shortness of breath)
- Stroke or heart attack (chest pain spreading to jaw or shoulder, slurred speech, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, feeling short of breath)
- Allergic reaction (hives, difficulty in breathing, swelling of face or throat)
- Intense skin sensitivity (fever, burning eyes, sore throat, skin pain, purple or red skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling)
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Savor cold beverages. Try to stay away from sweet snacks and beverages. Try to limit the amount of fluids you consume with meals and instead sip slowly between them. See a physician if the symptom continues.
KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET should be taken with or just after meals. Keep your meals basic. Steer clear of fatty or spicy foods. See a physician if the symptom continues.
To stay hydrated, consume lots of liquids like fruit juice or water. Without consulting your doctor, never take any medication on your own. See a physician if the symptom continues.
Try to relax and take a nap. Strive to eat more often and in smaller portions. On your stomach, have a heating pad. See a physician if the symptom continues.
Immediately lie down or sit down if you start to feel faint. Lay down in a quiet, dark area with your eyes closed. If you feel frequent, sudden dizziness, driving should be avoided. See a physician if the symptom continues.
You can treat dry mouth by sucking on sugar-free hard candies or chewing sugar-free gum to encourage the production of saliva. Water should be consumed at regular times. Alcohol-containing mouthwashes should not be used as they can be drying. See a physician if the symptom continues.
Consume plenty of water and meals high in fiber, such as vegetables, fresh fruit, and cereals. Get more regular exercise. See a physician if the symptom continues.
Strive to relax in a peaceful, dark space. Avoid engaging in strenuous activity. Put some painkilling cream on your forehead. See a physician if the symptom continues.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
The usage of KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET in patients with severe kidney disease is not advised. Those with further kidney issues should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution. Ask your physician for advice.
Those with biliary issues, history of liver illness, or reduced liver function should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution. Ask your physician for advice.
If you have an allergy to ketorolac tromethamine, aspirin, other medications that are similar to it, or any of the other ingredients in this medication, do not take KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET.
Those with a family history of asthma, nasal polyps, chronic sinusitis (long-term sinus swelling), or hives should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution. Ask your physician for advice.
If you have severe uncontrolled heart failure or have had or plan to have a heart bypass operation, you shouldn’t use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. Those who have or have had high blood pressure, angina, a heart attack, congestive heart failure, or atherosclerosis should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution (thickening or hardening of your artery walls). Ask your physician for advice.
It is not advised to use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET if you:
- Possess or have had stomach bleeding or perforation, as well as peptic ulcers
- Have to undergo any major surgery
- Tend to bleed easily
- Have cerebrovascular bleeding
- Have incomplete haemostasis (blood clotting), high risk of bleeding
- Had an asthma attack, hives or other allergic reactions after taking aspirin or any other NSAIDs
- Are going to take it for pain, right before or after heart bypass surgery
Inform your doctor if you have any of the following before using KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET:
- High cholesterol
- Diabetes mellitus or are on a low sugar diet
- Poor circulation to your extremities
- Pancreatic problems
Use in Pediatrics:
It is not advisable to give children KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. It is unknown whether KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET is safe and effective for use in children and adolescents (under the age of 17). Ask the doctor of your child for advice.
Use in Geriatrics:
Patients above the age of 65 should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution. Lower dosages may be recommended by your doctor. Ask your physician for advice.
Inform your doctor if you are currently taking any of the following medications before taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET:
- Depression-related medications (Ex. fluvoxamine, sertraline, trazodone, citalopram, fluoxetine, escitalopram, paroxetine, vilazodone)
- Lithium (used to treat mania)
- Drugs that elevate mood, thoughts, and behavior (Ex. thiothixene, alprazolam)
- Additional medications for pain management (Ex. ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketorolac, aspirin, celecoxib, diclofenac, meloxicam, naproxen)
- Methotrexate (medicine used in cancer treatment)
- Drugs that prevent blood clots (Ex. warfarin, heparin, clopidogrel)
- Drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heat issues (Ex. furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, enalapril, lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril, candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, valsartan, digoxin)
- Drugs for the treatment of fits (Ex. phenytoin, carbamazepine)
- Prednisolone (used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases)
- Cyclosporin (used to supress immunity)
- Morphine (used in extreme pain)
- Oxpentiphylline (used to treat blood flow problems in legs or arms)
- Probenecid (used to treat gout)
If you or anyone else unintentionally takes too much of the KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET, consult your doctor right away or go to the hospital in the area as the risk of side effects may increase. Drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain, and lethargy are possible signs of KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET overdose.
- Keep KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET out of reach of children
- Store KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET below 30°C
FAQs ABOUT KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET
1. Can I get stomach ulcers while using KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET?
Yes. A side effect of [GBNKEWORD] includes stomach ulcers or bleeding, and your risk increases if you use [GBNKEWORD] for a longer period of time, smoke, consume alcohol, are older or in poorer health. Ask your physician for advice.
2. Can heart patients use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET?
If you’ve had or plan to have a heart bypass operation or have severe, uncontrollable heart failure, you shouldn’t use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. Those with excessive blood pressure, atherosclerosis, angina, heart attacks, or congestive heart failure should use KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET with caution (thickening or hardening of your artery walls). Before using it, check with your physician. For advice, speak with your doctor.
3. Is it safe for pregnant women to take KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET?
Women who are pregnant (particularly in the last three months) or trying to become pregnant should not take KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET since it could harm the unborn child. Before taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET, talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, suspect that you may be pregnant, or are trying to start a family.
4. Can children take KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET?
It is not advisable to give children KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET. It is unknown whether KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET is safe and effective for use in children and adolescents (under the age of 17). Ask the doctor of your child for advice. The right dosage of KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET will be determined by the doctor, who may also decide on an appropriate alternative therapy for your child.
5. Can you get dizzy while taking KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET?
Yes. KETOFORD DT 10MG TABLET makes you feel lightheaded. When you begin to feel lightheaded, lie down or sit down right away. Keep your eyes closed and choose a quiet, dark location to lie. If the dizziness persists or gets worse, talk to your doctor.