Ketorolac - a little dab'll do ya - Ketorolac IV is a good non-narcotic analgesic... Doses of 10mg, 15mg, and 30mg had equal pain relief. There was no advantage to the larger dose - Journal Feed


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NSAIDs Part 1: Which one is best?

I love NSAIDs! Yup, love ‘em!

NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are some of the best analgesics available, plus they’re generally over the counter. Despite their daily use for decades, NSAIDs remain sorely misunderstood. I know they’re not a panacea, and they have some serious side effects in certain populations. But for healthy patients without co-morbidities, they are pretty awesome painkillers, with no addictive potential (that I’m aware of)...

Based on the conversations among staff, residents and nurses in the ED, oral or parenteral ketorolac (AKA: IM Toradol) is the strongest/bestest/most fantastic/awesome NSAID out there.



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