ketorolac (generic name)

It is used for a short while to treat moderate to severe pain, including pain after surgery
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • black or tarry stools
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • high blood pressure
  • nausea or vomiting
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • severe abdominal pain
  • slurred speech or weakness on one side of the body
  • unexplained weight gain or swelling
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • heartburn

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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