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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Propofol: Propofol is an injectable anesthetic medicine used to initiate anesthesia for surgery or other purposes such as intubation, deep sedation etc. Overdos ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Supportive treatment: There is no specific antidote for too much propofol. But it is a short-acting medication. If the blood pressure is too low, the anesthesiologist will ... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Respiratory support: Not sure how that could happen. Propofol should only be used by a skilled anesthesia provider. It will cause respiratory and circulatory collapse if ... Read More
Dr. Alex Mompoint
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Propofol overdose...: Propofol overdose is an emergency. The airway should be stabilized as quickly as possible, and maintain hemodynamic stability (fluid resuscitation me ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Several effects: There is no such thing as an absolute Propofol overdose. This is a very useful med for sedation and anesthesia. But, it will lower blood pressure, and ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Several effects: There is no such thing as a Propofol overdose. This is an anesthesia medication used for sedation and to induce general anesthesia. In large doses, it ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop breathing: It is a sedative than suppresses breathing when too much is given.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Charcol hemoperfusion can remove excessive propofol from the blood stream. Propofol usually has a fast clearance from the body, but long term adminstr ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
You cant: There is no Propofol high its take the medication go unconscious then wake up. Of course there is the Michael Jackson factor so its not a drug to toy ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Maybe: Propofol can be used in combination with other medicines for status epilepticus. Typically it is not a first line agent to stop a seizure or status e ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Mainly sleepiness: Propofol is a medication given intravenously to produce sedation or sleep. It has become very popular since it has very few side effects; very little ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: Multiple factors contribute to the optimal dose such as patient comorbidities, weight and drug tolerance. The dose can be calculated as 1-2.5 mg/kg g ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Generally, no, as the pain receptors are "working, " but the brain "receivers" are not.

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