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Ketorolac versus Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs for the Management of Acute Pain: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness

Published on: January 16, 2017
Project Number: RB1055-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of ketorolac versus any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug for the management of acute pain?

Key Message

Four randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness of ketorolac versus any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug for the management of acute pain.

Tags

anesthesia, emergency medicine, acute pain, anti-inflammatory agents, non-steroidal, emergency medical services, emergency responders, ibuprofen, ketorolac, ketorolac tromethamine, naproxen, pain management, NSAID, NSAIDs, Toradol