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Propofol Side Effects
Is 20 mcg/kg of IV Propofol enough for a 1 y/o baby on a cleft palate repair? Could he experience awareness?
It's possible: Diprivan (propofol) is a medication used for sedation or general anesthesia. It is very safe when monitored by an anesthesiologist who is trained to manage the effects on blood pressure and breathing. If improperly used or not monitored safely, Propofol can make a person stop breathing completely, which can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Diprivan (aka propofol) has been used for both sedation and general anesthesia. There are many potential side effects, from most benign to most serious. The package insert can be found at http://www.Fda.Gov/ohrms/dockets/dailys/00/may00/050900/tab0003.Pdf . It is likely most complete and it has listed many of the side effects known. ...Read more
Are there any long term effects from propofol? I have only been given it one during a colonoscopy.
No: This will not damage you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had colonoscopy wed of this week. When does the effects of the meds given wear off? Versed, Propofol and some nausea med. Colonoscopy was negative!
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