What’s Propofol ?
Propofol, marketed as Diprivan among other names, is a short-acting medication that results in a decreased level of consciousness and lack of memory for events. Its uses include the starting and maintenance of general anesthesia, sedation for mechanically ventilated adults, and procedural sedation. It is also used for status epilepticus if other medications have not worked. It is given by injection into a vein. Maximum effect takes about two minutes to occur and it typically lasts five to ten minutes. How to order propofol?
Propofol side effects. How to order propofol?
Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to propofol: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregiver right away if you have:
- a light-headed feeling (like you might pass out) even after feeling awake;
- weak or shallow breathing; or
- severe pain or discomfort where the injection is given.
Common propofol side effects may include:
- mild itching or rash;
- fast or slow heart rate; or
- slight burning or stinging around the IV needle.
|100 (10 x 10 milliliters)||$0.40||$60|
|200 (10 x 20 milliliters)||$0.17 – $0.36||$90|
|1000 (20 x 50 milliliters)||$0.13 – $0.33||$120|