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Is 20 mcg/kg of IV Propofol enough for a 1 y/o baby on a cleft palate repair? Could he experience awareness?

Is 20 mcg/kg of IV Propofol enough for a 1 y/o baby on a cleft palate repair? Could he experience awareness?

Talk to Drs: That dose is not a real dose. If you have concerns about your baby's anesthetic, please discuss it with your anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Propofol (Definition)

Propofol is an anesthetic sedative which is a ...Read more


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Does propofol cause less side effects in the elderly?

Propofol: Propofol causes hypotension. All effects are dose dependent and patient dependent. Your anesthesiologist will adjust the dose based on multiple factors including age. ...Read more

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Propofol. What are the side effects?

Propofol. What are the side effects?

See below : Propofol is used to induce general anesthesia. It causes suppression of respiration and possible circulatory collapse. ...Read more

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Does diprivan have fatal side effects?

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 more

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Could diprivan have fatal side effects?

Yes: Propofol was implicated in the death of the king of pop. ...Read more

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Oral surgeon wants to use diprivan. What are the side effects?

Oral surgeon wants to use diprivan. What are the side effects?

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

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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!

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!

Usually quickly. : These meds typically wear off in a matter of a few hours (can be significantly longer if you have kidney disease) but you can feel groggy for a day. You should be back to normal the next day. If not see your dr. ...Read more

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How can I experience propofol high?

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 with. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Bloom
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Diprivan (Definition)

Diprivan is an anesthetic sedative which is a ...Read more