Toradol Side Effects
The most common side effects of Toradol include headache, abdominal pain (or stomach pain), and nausea. Other common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, and swelling. Less common -- but more serious -- reactions are also possible. These side effects can include major or life-threatening bleeding, liver damage, and kidney problems.
An Overview of Toradol Side EffectsAs with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Toradol® (ketorolac tromethamine); however, not everyone who takes Toradol will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate Toradol well. When people do develop side effects, in many cases they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. However, there are some less common but serious side effects that can occur.
The risk of side effects with Toradol seems to vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Your general health
- The amount of Toradol taken
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medicines you may be taking.
(The side effects discussed below are not a complete list of side effects reported with Toradol. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
Common Side Effects of ToradolToradol has been studied extensively in clinical trials, with many people having been evaluated. In these studies, side effects are always documented and compared to side effects that occur in a similar group of people not taking the medicine. Based on these studies, the most common Toradol side effects include:
- Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
- Heartburn or indigestion
Other side effects with Toradol occurring in more than 1 percent of people include but are not limited to:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Unexplained rash
- Pain at the injection site.