IV-Pro

IV-Pro

propofol

Manufacturer:

Claris Lifesciences

Distributor:

Macropharma Corp
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Propofol
Indications/Uses
Induction & maintenance of general anesth. ICU & MAC sedation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
General anesth Elderly Induction: 1-1.5 mg/kg. Adult induction: 2-2.5 mg/kg. Maintenance: 4-12 mg/kg/hr or ½ dose for elderly/debilitated patients. Childn >3 yr Induction: 2.5-3.5 mg/kg. Maintenance: 9-15 mg/kg/hr. Sedation Initiation: 6-9 mg/kg/hr for 3-5 min. Maintenance: 1.5-4.5 mg/kg/hr. High-risk patient 20% reduction in the maintenance dose. Ventilated adult 3-4 mg/kg/hr for up to 3 days.
Contraindications
Obstet anesth. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ cardiac, resp, renal, hepatic impairment or hypovolemic or debilitated patients. Patients w/ epilepsy, fat metabolism disorder & in other conditions where lipid emulsion must be used cautiously & when patient is receiving other IV lipids. Monitor for hypotension, airway obstruction, O2 desaturation & blood lipid levels. May impair ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, transient apnea, burning in throat, wheezing, cough, hiccough. Pulmonary edema, post-op fever.
Drug Interactions
Should be reduced w/ premed of narcotics eg, morphine, meperidine, fentanyl. Sedatives eg, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, chloral hydrate, droperidol, nitrous oxide or opioids, isoflurane, enflurane & halothane.
MIMS Class
Anaesthetics - Local & General
ATC Classification
N01AX10 - propofol ; Belongs to the class of other general anesthetics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
IV-Pro infusion 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
20 mL x 1's
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