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Related to enflurane: isoflurane, procarbazine, halothane, Desflurane, Sevoflurane


A nonflammable liquid, C3H2ClF5O, used as an inhalant anesthetic.

[en- + flu(o)r(o)- + (eth)ane.]
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Noun1.enflurane - a nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
diethyl ether, divinyl ether, ethoxyethane, ethyl ether, vinyl ether, ether - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
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Besides oxygen, anesthetics such as Isoflurane, Servoflurane, Enflurane, Xenon and Halothane come into use.
The others include fluorocarbons such as perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), methoxyflurane, enflurane, polyvinylidene fluoride, etc.
CYP2E1 is one of the major cytochrome P450 enzymes that it is involved in a number of low molecular mass xenobiotics metabolism, including ethanol, long chain fatty acids, paracetamol, chlorzoxazone, and anaesthetics such as enflurane, sevoflurane, methoxyflurane and isoflurane.
anaesthesia with propofol versus balanced volatile anaesthesia with enflurane.
The volatile liquids include desflurane (Suprane), enflurane (Ethrane), halothane (Fluothane), isoflurane (Forane), methoxyflurane (Penthrane), and sevoflurane (Ultane).
Effects of enflurane, isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane on reperfusion injury after regional myocardial ischemia in the rabbit heart in vivo.
These include common drugs such as diazepam, ketamine, pancuronium, thiopentone, enflurane and etomodate.
Commonly used drugs in dentistry and their use in patients with acute porphyrias [Taken from: British National Formulary, 2006 and The European Porphyria Initiave, 2007] Considered Considered Drug Category Unsafe Safe Local anaesthetics Lignocaine * Lignocaine *, Prilocaine, Bupivacaine Intravenous Barbiturates Midazolom, Propofol anaesthetics Inhalation Enflurane, Halothane Nitrous Oxide, Anaesthetics Isoflurane Premedication / Diazepam Midazolom, Temazepam sedative Non opiod analgesics Diclofenac, Aspirin, Diflunisal, Mefanamic acid Dihydrocodeine Ibuprofen, Paracetamol.
Among the inhaled anesthetics, ether derivatives halothane, isoflurane, and enflurane are the most common, but nitrous oxide (laughing gas), cyelopropane, and xenon, which aren't related to ether, also work.
succinylcholine) d-Tubocurarine Ether Methoxyflurane Rapid intravenous potassium Volatile inhalational anesthetics (desflurane, enflurane, halothane, isoflurane, sevoflurane) Use cautiously Catecholamines Haloperidol Phenothiazines (chlorpromazine, prochlorperazine) Safe to use Anticholinergics Anticholinesterases Barbiturates Benzodiazepines Calcium Droperidol Etomidate Ketamine Local anesthetics Narcotics Nitrous oxide Nondepolarizing muscle relaxants Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Propofol