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Brand name: Ketorolac (Juno)

Ketorolac (Juno) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ketorolac. On this page you will find out more about Ketorolac (Juno), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ketorolac

Over 65 years of age?

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Information for medicine and pack size:
Ketorolac (Juno) 30 mg/mL injection solution, 100 x 1 mL ampoules

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Ketorolac trometamol solution for injection is indicated for the short-term management of moderately severe, acute pain following surgical procedures. The total duration of ketorolac use should not exceed five days.,It is recommended that ketorolac parenteral be used in the immediate post-operative period.,Patients can then be converted to the oral formulation (dependent on their analgesic needs), as outlined in the "DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION" Section (Refer to "Conversion from Parenteral to Oral Therapy"). The total period of treatment utilising the oral and/or intramuscular route of administration is not to exceed five days. Note that oral dosage form can be available from other brand/s.,General,Ketorolac trometamol solution for injection is not recommended for use as an obstetrical pre-operative medication or for obstetrical analgesia because it has not been adequately studied for use in these circumstances and because the known effects of drugs that inhibit prostaglandin biosynthesis on uterine contraction and foetal circulation.,There is no satisfactory evidence for the use of ketorolac trometamol solution for injection in acute exacerbations of chronic painful inflammatory conditions (e.g. rheumatoid or osteoarthritis).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear and colourless or slightly yellow solution
Dosage Form Injection, solution
Route of administration Intramuscular
Medicine schedule
100 ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Ampoule
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 2 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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