Ketorolac trometamol for peak identification

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Ketorolac tris salt, (±)-5-Benzoyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrrolizine-1-carboxylic acid tris salt, Toradol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H13NO3 · C4H11NO3
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Gene Information

human ... PTGS1(5742), PTGS2(5743)

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This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.


Unit quantity: 5 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference subtance catalogue.


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UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII

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Giuseppina Magni et al.
Anesthesia and analgesia, 116(2), 443-447 (2013-01-11)
Ketorolac tromethamine (ketorolac) is a nonsedating drug with potent analgesic and moderate anti-inflammatory activity, which does not increase the sedation level. The safety of ketorolac with respect to risk of bleeding has been demonstrated in large numbers of patients undergoing...
Michel Weber et al.
Acta ophthalmologica, 91(1), e15-e21 (2012-09-14)
To determine whether indomethacin 0.1% eye drops are at least as effective as ketorolac 0.5% eye drops in treating ocular inflammation following cataract surgery. Prospective, multicenter, investigator-masked, parallel-group, randomized, active-controlled clinical trial. Cataract patients were randomized in a 1:1 ratio...
Gwen M Grimsby et al.
Mayo Clinic proceedings, 87(11), 1089-1097 (2012-10-13)
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a novel, continuous intravenous infusion of ketorolac, a powerful nonopioid analgesic, for postoperative pain control. A prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of a continuous infusion of ketorolac tromethamine in 1 L of normal...
V R Sinha et al.
Expert opinion on drug delivery, 6(9), 961-975 (2009-08-12)
Ketorolac tromethamine (KT) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that belongs to the class of heteroaryl acetic acid derivatives. It is a non-selective cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitor, being marketed in the racemate form. Most of its analgesic and COX inhibitory activity is...
Georgios Mylonas et al.
American journal of ophthalmology, 155(2), 253-259 (2012-10-06)
To investigate intraretinal changes after successful cataract surgery in patients with previous pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and indocyanine green-assisted peeling of epiretinal membrane and internal limiting membrane (ILM). Prospective nonrandomized controlled clinical study. Twenty eyes of 20 patients with cataract...

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