Postoperative & acute musculoskeletal pain: 15-30 mg i.m or i.v every 4-6 hrs
Used for renal colic, migraine, pain due to bony metastasis
Orally in a dose of 10-20 mg 6 hrly.
Commercially available as –
Ketorol, Zorovon, Ketanov, Torolac : 10mg tab.
Preferential COX-2 inhibitors
Used for short lasting painful inflammatory conditions like sports injuries, sinusitis, ear nose throat disorders, dental surgery, bursitis, low backache, dysmenorrhoea, post operative pain, osteoarthritis & for fever
Completely absorbed orally, excreted in urine, t ½ of 2-5 hrs