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Propofol

Contributor(s): Molly Varga, Anna Meredith

Introduction

Name

  • Propofol.

Class of drug

  • Ultra short-acting phenolic intravenous anesthetic.

Description

Chemical name

  • 2,6-diisopropylphenol.

Molecular formula

  • C12H18O.

Molecular weight

  • 178.27

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Yin H, Chen W M & Zhao P (2013) Cerebral state index may reflect electrical brain activity during propofol or isoflurane anaesthesia in rabbits. Vet Rec 172 (8), 184.
  • Gil A G, Silvan G, Villla & Illera J C (2012) Heart and respiratory rates and adrenal response to propofol or alfaxalone in rabbits. Vet Rec 170 (17), 444 PubMed.

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