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An overview of side effects associated with Toradol

Just like with any other medication, there are side effects associated with Toradol, however it is not necessary that every patient who takes this medication experience the side effects. Some people show very good tolerance to Toradol. While some people develop side effects that are minor and do not need any treatment. Let us have a look at some possible side effects of Toradol.

Risk of various side effects depend on different factors like

  • Your general health status
  • your age
  • other health ailments you have
  • other medications that you are using
  • the amount of Toradol used

Common side effects

  • nausea
  • heart burn
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • indigestion
  • stomach or abdominal pain
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • swelling

Other side effects that occur only in one percent of people using Toradol are

  • High BP
  • vomiting
  • sweating
  • itching
  • unwanted rash
  • pain at the injected area
  • constipation

Serious side effects

As with any other medication there are chances of some serious side effects of Toradol that need immediate medical attention and they are

  • Allergic reactions like swelling of body, face, wheezing, skin rash, blisters, breathing problems
  • intestinal or stomach problems like ulcers, bleeding or perforation
  • liver damage that leads to fatigue, nausea and yellowing of skin, excessive tiredness, whites of eyes
  • unwanted weight gain or fluid retention
  • kidney problems like kidney failure
  • congestive heart failure

As Toradol can lead to some life threatening effects contact your doctor immediately if you notice the following symptoms

  • vomiting blood
  • bloody nose
  • tarry, black tools
  • purple, red spots on skin

Rare side effects

As per the clinical studies, some of the side effects noticed occurred rarely with use of Toradol. These side effects were seen in less than one percent of patients. It is not easy to state the reason of these rare side effects as whether they occur because of the medication or there is any other reason behind it. These rare side effects are

  • weight gain
  • dry mouth
  • rectal bleeding
  • change in appetite
  • fainting
  • unusual thinking
  • hallucination
  • breathing problems
  • allergic reaction
  • vision problems like blurred vision
  • tinnitus
  • asthma
  • hepatitis
  • breathing problems

There are possibilities that you may observe some of the side effects while using Toradol out of many explained above or may be that you do not experience any of them. Well, it is not possible for your doctor to know in advance as which all side effects you are going to experience through a medicine that you never used before. Therefore let your doctor know if you experience any side effects and also inform your doctor if you notice anything that you feel is not usual or something which seems not to be right. Do not ignore any side effect that you notice as it can be a serious side effect too.

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