What is ketorolac intranasal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Sprix


Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. The intranasal formulation is used for the short-term (≤5 days) management of moderate to severe pain that would normally required opioids. It should not be used more than 4 times in one day, or for more than 5 consecutive days.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chronic headache disorder 3 0
Breakthrough pain 2 0
Cluster headaches 1 0
Disordered muscle tension (dystonia) 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 0
Trigeminal neuralgia 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with ketorolac intranasal

Side effect Patients Percentage
Sleepiness 1


Based on patients currently taking ketorolac intranasal

Dosage Patients Percentage
31.6 mg four times daily 1
15.75mg as needed 1


Currently taking ketorolac intranasal

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ketorolac intranasal.