Isoking

Isoking Special Precautions

isoflurane

Manufacturer:

Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences

Distributor:

Phil Pharmawealth

Marketer:

Phil Pharmawealth
Full Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
Induction with isoflurane is not smooth as with halothane and this may be connected with its purgency; breath holding, coughing, and laryngospasm may occur. It has been reported to increase the cerebrospinal pressure and should be used with caution in patients with raised intracranial pressure. Isoflurane release the uterine muscle; increased blood loss occur after curcuage or termination of pregnancy.
In order to minimize the risk of developing elevated carboxyhaemoglobin levels, carbon dioxide absorbents in anaesthetic apparatus should not be allowed to dry out when delivering volatile anaesthetics such as isoflurane.
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