whether it's okay for patients to take ketorolac (Toradol, etc) for more than 5 days

Pharmacists are asking whether it's okay for patients to take ketorolac (Toradol, etc) for more than 5 days.

Ketorolac's black box warning limits its use to 5 days...due to its high risk of GI bleeding.

This risk increases with higher doses and longer duration...and for patients who are older or have a history of GI bleeding.

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