The maximum daily dosage of Toradol for people taking the drug in tablet form is 40 mg. For adults under the age of 65 without any other medical problems, doctors usually recommend a starting dosage in tablet form of 20 mg, followed by 10 mg every four to six hours as needed. Do not take Toradol for more than five days.
An Introduction to Dosing With ToradolThe dosage of Toradol® (ketorolac tromethamine) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Your weight
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you are taking.
As always, do not adjust your Toradol dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
Toradol Dosage for Acute Pain
Toradol may be given in a variety of ways for pain relief. For adults, it may be administered through an IV or an injection on an as-needed basis or every six hours.
Toradol may also be given in tablet form for those people who have received Toradol through an IV or injection. The tablet dose for adults under the age of 65 without any other medical problems is Toradol 20 mg for the first dosage followed by 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 Toradol 10 mg every four to six hours. In either group, the maximum daily dosage should not exceed 40 mg of Toradol.
Do not take Toradol for more than five days. This includes both days when the medicine is given through an IV or injection and those days when the medicine is taken by mouth.