This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Both medicines can affect your blood.
What might happen:
You may have an increased risk of bleeding.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know right away that you are taking these medicines together. Let your doctor know right away if you have any signs of bleeding such as bleeding from your gums, nosebleeds, unusual bruising, or dark stools.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
1.Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) US prescribing information. Roche Pharmaceuticals March, 2013.
2.Trental (pentoxifylline) US prescribing information. Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. July, 2012.
3.Toradol (ketorolac trometamol) Australian prescribing information. Roche February, 2012.