Toradol Precautions and Warnings
For people taking Toradol, precautions and warnings to be aware of include such things as an increased risk for gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach ulcers, and holes in the stomach or intestines. Other precautions and warnings for Toradol users include not taking the medication with other NSAIDs, which can increase the risk of side effects. Some Toradol precautions and warnings involve taking the medication when pregnant -- most doctors do not recommend taking Toradol during pregnancy, and it should not be taken at all during the third trimester.
Toradol Precautions and Warnings: An IntroductionBefore taking Toradol® (ketorolac tromethamine) let your healthcare provider know if you have:
- Heart disease, including congestive heart failure
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Liver disease or liver failure
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Bleeding problems (or if you are taking medicine that decreases your blood's ability to clot)
- Nasal polyps
- A history of hallucinations
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- Stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding, or a history of either condition
- Any allergies to medicines, including aspirin or other NSAID pain medicines.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or are thinking about becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Drink alcohol frequently
- Are having or have recently had heart surgery.
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, aspirin, other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), probenecid, vitamins, and herbal supplements.