Toradol 10 mg Tablets
If you have moderate-to-severe pain, you may benefit from Toradol® (ketorolac tromethamine). This medication is approved for use in adults and children (age two and older), and is available by prescription only. It is used to treat pain caused by several conditions, such as a procedure, back problems, and cancer.
This pain medicine can be given in the form of tablets, an injection, or through an intravenous (IV) line. Your dosage will depend on several factors, such as your age and other medical conditions you may have. For instance, if you are under the age of 65 without any other medical problems, the recommended dose of the tablets is 20 mg for the first dose followed by Toradol 10 mg every four to six hours as needed.
For those who are over the age of 65, those who have kidney problems, and those who weigh less than 110 pounds, the usual recommended dose of Toradol tablets is 10 mg every four to six hours. In either group, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 40 mg.
(For more information, click Toradol Dosage. This article offers a complete overview of dosing guidelines for this pain reliever, including important tips on when and how to take it.)