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Uses, Substitutes, Side Effects and Dosage of Ketorol DT Tablet

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Ketorol DT 10 MG tablet is a non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which helps in relief from fever, pain and swelling. Side effects include stomach pain, impact on vision and dizziness. Ketorolac is the active salt found in Ketorol DT tablet. Dentaforce is a major substitute for Ketorol DT.

Ketorol DT tablet is categorized under NSAID. It blocks the release of several chemical messengers, which are responsible for fever, inflammation (redness and swelling) and pain. It is also used for treating moderate to severe pain post surgery or after other medical procedure.

While using this medication, you may experience chest pain, constipation, nausea, vomiting, irregular heartbeat, stomach upset, convulsions, bloating diarrhea, sweating, cough, gas, headache, drowsiness and dizziness. If you are allergic to ingredient included within Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt, or if you are in last trimester of pregnancy or breastfeeding then consult the doctor. Also inform the doctor if you are taking the prescription for ulcers, kidney problem, bleeding issues or kidney failures.

What is Ketorol 10 MG Tablet DT prescribed and used for?  

Ketorol 10 MG tablet DT is usually prescribed for following conditions:

1- Fever

2- Headache

3- Arthralgia

4- Muscle pain

5- Dental pain

Dental pain

6- Bacterial Infections

7- Postoperative pain

8- Pain during menstruation

9- Tuberculosis

10- Osteoarthritis

11- Rheumatoid arthritis

12- Ankylosing spondylitis

13- Gout

14- Swelling and pain in the eye

15- Intense and acute pain

What are the substitutes for Ketorol 10 MG Tablet DT?

The substitute for Ketorol 10 MG tablet DT with same composition, form and strength is Dentaforce 10 MG Tablet DT by Mankind Pharma Ltd. Ketorol DT 10 mg tablet

What are the interactions of Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt?

Below is the interaction of Ketorol 10 MG tablet Dt with other medicines, which should be avoided:

1- Heplock 10IU Injection

2- Hepaglan 25000 IU Injection

3- Neemact 100mg Tablet MD

4- Caprin 5000IU Injection

5- Prevaclot 1000IU Injection

6- Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet

7- Analgin 500MG Tablet

8- Beparine 1000IU Injection

9- Pyrin 25000IU Injection

10- Hepalim 5000IU Injection

What are the precautions to be taken while using Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt?

Keep in mind the below warnings and precautions while taking the medicine:

1- Taking Ketorol 10 MG tablet Dt with alcohol increases stomach-bleeding risk.

2- This medicine tends to make you dizzy, tired, drowsy and you might have headaches, visual changes, vertigo or problem in sleeping. So, it is advised not to drive unless you are not well as it will affect the driving ability. Dizzy, tired, drowsy

3- If you have kidney disease, then it is advised to take Ketorol 10 MG tablet Dt with caution. The doctor will also adjust the doses accordingly. Severe kidney disease patients are not recommended with this medicine.

4- Take this medicine with caution if you have liver disease. Dose adjustment may be required. If you have severe and active liver disease then avoid the intake of this medicine.

Is Ketorol DT tablet safe during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

1- It might be not safe to use this medicine during pregnancy. Consult the doctor before starting the Ketorol medication.

2- It is advised to inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding, as this medicine should be used with caution during lactation.

What are the Side Effects of Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt?

Go through the side effects of the Ketorol 10 MG tablet Dt:

1- The common side effects are vomiting, stomach upset, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, gas, dizziness or drowsiness. Consult your doctor immediately if these effects persist or worsen.

2- The other side effect is the rise in blood pressure. Keep checking your blood pressure and inform your doctor if it is high.

3- Inform your doctor if you notice any of the serious side effects

4- Fainting

5- Pounding heartbeat

6- Changes in hearing

Changes in hearing

7- Changes in mood like confusion/ depression

8- Severe headache

9- Stomach pain

10- Gaining weight suddenly

11- Swelling in hands and feet

12- Changes in vision

13- Unusual tiredness

14- Consult a doctor if you notice these symptoms:

a- Bleeding/ Bruising

b- Signs of kidney problems (changes in urine amount)

c- Symptoms of infection such as chills, fever, persistent sore throat

d- Meningitis (unexplained stiff neck and fever) symptoms

15- Liver disease is a rarely noticed as a serious side effect of this medicine. If you have symptoms of liver damage that includes dark urine, stomach and abdominal pain, persistent vomiting/ nausea and yellow skin/ eyes then consult your doctor immediately.

What are the Dosage Instructions for Ketorol 10 MG Tablet DT?

1- Do not take more than prescribed dosage as instead of improving the symptoms it might cause serious side effects or poisoning. Consult the doctor if you notice serious side effects of Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt.

2- Take the missed dose of medicine as soon as possible you notice it. But avoid taking the missed ones if the next scheduled dose is close. It is advised not to take an extra dose for making up the missed ones.

3- In case if you are missing the scheduled dose then consult the doctor for new schedule or changes in already existing schedule. The doctor can also suggest you with the alternatives.

To know more about Uses, price, side effects and substitutes of Rantac Tablet then please read our article on Rantac 150 MG Tablet. If you are suffering from stomach ulcers or acid reflux, then you can start taking Pan 40 MG Tablet to relieve you from gastrointestinal problems.

Hope this article gave you all the information on Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt along with its uses, precautions and side effects.

Dr. R K Sharma

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Reproductive Endocrinologist, Hysteroscopic Surgeon Dr. R K Sharma
Delhi

Dr. R K Sharma has completed MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Pune University in 1981 and 1989 respectively. Dr. R K Sharma is one of the pioneers in the field of IVF treatment in India. He specializes in IUI, IVF, Embryo transfer and Hysteroscopy procedures. He is also a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies of India (FOGSI). Dr. R K Sharma is presently practicing at Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Chanakyapuri, Delhi. To know more, visit elawoman.com

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Wanchita Deshmukh

Are the side-effects like changes in hearing, permanent or temporary? I am advised to have these tablets as a painkiller but I am terrified by the listed side-effects in this article.

Oct. 6, 2018, 2:56 p.m. 4.5

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Reshmi Das

I have an infection that causes me fever, is Ketorol 10 MG Tablet Dt safe without a prescription?

June 2, 2018, 2:53 p.m. 5.0

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Rachana Khurana

Is it possible to drive after having Ketorol dt tablets? Or should we avoid driving after having those pills?

May 31, 2018, 9:35 p.m. 5.0

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Ashish Bista

ketorol dt tablet is best to provide relief from pain, infection, and other listed problems. They do have some side effects but it only occurs when you have heavy dosage.

April 23, 2018, 3:11 p.m. 4.5

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Rohit Dipak Tilak

Feb. 17, 2018, 6:04 p.m. 4.5

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