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ketoprofen

(kē'təprō`fĭn), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and fever-reducing effects, used to relieve the symptoms of headaches, arthritis, and painful menstruation. Along with ibuprofenibuprofen
, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that reduces pain, fever, and inflammation. Along with naproxen and ketoprofen, ibuprofen belongs to the propionic acid class of NSAIDs. It was first made available in 1967.
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 and naproxennaproxen
and naproxen sodium,
potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) used to alleviate the minor pain of arthritis, menstruation, headaches, and the like, and to reduce fever.
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, it belongs to the propionic acid class of NSAIDs; it apparently acts by inhibiting the body's production of prostaglandinsprostaglandin
, any of a group of about a dozen compounds synthesized from fatty acids in mammals as well as in lower animals. Prostaglandins are highly potent substances that are not stored but are produced as needed by cell membranes in virtually every body tissue.
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. Available as a prescription drug for more than 20 years in many countries, it was approved as an over-the-counter painkiller in the United States in 1995 and first marketed as Orudis KT. It is considered more powerful than many other NSAIDs. Side effects may include gastrointestinal disturbances and fluid retention.
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The ketorolac dose is a single 10-mg IM injection followed by 10 mg orally every 4-6 hours as needed to a maximum of 40 mg per day.
No correlations were found between abscess rates and the administration of ketorolac, naloxone, or ondansetron.
Ampoule containing preservative free ketorolac tromethamine 30 mg in 1 mL (Intas pharmaceuticals limited) or preservative free morphine 10 mg in 1 mL (Troikaa pharmaceuticals) was used along with 0.5% hyperbaric bupivacaine (Neon laboratories limited).
Compared to those receiving ketorolac, those receiving OMT reported a significantly greater decrease in their pain intensity (2.8 vs 1.7; 95% CI, 0.2-1.9; P-.Q2), but it's worth noting that the dose of ketorolac was half the recommended dose for moderate or severe pain.
Prophylactic postoperative ketorolac improves outcomes in diabetic patients assigned for cataract surgery.
Ketorolac belongs to the family of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and has been confirmed a short-term analgesic as effective as morphine [11, 12].
In clinical settings however ketorolac has been involved as a contributing cause of increased postoperative bleeding, renal failure, and gastritis; the severity of these side effects is probably dose related [12].
The intervention groups included: A) Ketorolac (2 x 1 cc ampoule with 4 cc lidocaine 2% and 4 cc normal saline in a total of 10 cc); B) Triamcinolone (2 x 1 cc ampoule with 4 cc lidocaine 2% and 4 cc normal saline in a total of 10 cc); C) Betamethasone LA (2 x 1 cc ampoule with 4 cc lidocaine 2% and 4 cc normal saline in a total of 10 cc).
Comparison of intravenous ketorolac at three single-dose regimens for treating acute pain in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial.
In a randomized, double-blind trial comparing ketorolac and meperidine, William Cordell, MD, and his colleagues found that pain relief was superior in ketorolac-treated patients.
The gastroenterologist utilizes a nonopioid, ketorolac, 30 mg IV, for pain management during the procedure.
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