Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Q: What precaution should be taken while giving IV Ketorolac in post operative patients who is also getting IV Morphine?

Answer: When giving Ketorolac intravenously through the same IV catheter as morphine, the two drugs have been known to combine and form a precipitate. Line flushing with a can push the blockage through and may cause embolism. Different ports should be use for both drugs.

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