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Unformatted text preview: MEDICATION Ketorolac CATEGORY CLASS_ Nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER PURPOSE OF MEDICATION Expected Pharmacological Action Therapeutic Use Inhibition of cyclooxygenase : inhibition of cox-2 results in decreased inflammation, Decrease inflammation, analgesia for mild to moderate pain, fever reduction, dysmenorrhea, fever and pain. inhibition of platlet aggregation. Complications Medication Administration GI upset impaired renal function, increase risk for Take with milk, food or heart attack / stroke. water to reduce Gl upset. Administered first parenterally then switched to oral dose. Contraindications/Precautions Pregnancy, peptic ulcer disease, bleeding disorders children w/ viral infections, older adult clients, clients taking : gluccocorticoids, anticoagulants, ace inhibitors Nursing Interventions Ke torolac should not be used in clients w/advanced monitor PPT, PT, INR Kidney disease. Interactions Ketorolac & other NSAIDS should not be used Concurrently. Should not be used longer than 5 days b/c of the risk for Kidney damage. Client Education Advise client to tell HOP Evaluation of Medication Effectiveness about and OTC medication depending on theraputic intent. vitamins or herbal supple - Reduction in inflammation, Reduction of fever, Relief ments . from mild to moderate pain, absence of injury. Advise client not to chew or crush enteric coated pills F I FARNING TEMPI ATFS...
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  • Fall '17
  • Pharmacology, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Cyclooxygenase

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