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could you really die of propofol?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Propofol has reportedly been approved in some areas (i.e. Missouri department of corrections) to use as an ingredient for lethal injections in death penalty cases. High doses of Propofol can cause respiratory arrest.
Answered on Jul 20, 2019
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Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
50 years experience Anesthesiology
As in any other potent drugs, yes! Patients are to be monitored continuously by trained physicians or nurses.
Jan 27, 2014

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