Suprane

Suprane

desflurane

Manufacturer:

Baxter Healthcare

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Desflurane
Indications/Uses
As an inhalation agent for induction & maintenance of anaesth in adult & maintenance of anaesth in infant & childn.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Individualized dosage.
Contraindications
Patient in whom general anaesth is CI. Known or genetic susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia. In whom liver dysfunction, jaundice or unexplained fever, leucocytosis or eosinophilia has occurred after a previous halogenated anesth administration.
Special Precautions
Should not be used as the sole agent for anaesth induction in patient at risk of CAD or in patient where increases in heart rate or BP are undesirable. Hypovolaemic, hypotensive & debilitated patient (use lower conc). Pregnancy. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Use in neurosurgery & obstet operation.
Adverse Reactions
Dose-dependent hypotension & resp depression. Cough, breath holding, salivation, apnoea & laryngospasm. Post-op nausea & vomiting. Transient increase of WBC count, malignant hyperthermia.
ATC Classification
N01AB07 - desflurane ; Belongs to the class of halogenated hydrocarbons. Used as general anesthetics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Suprane soln 240 mL
Packing/Price
1's
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