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 (prō′pō-fôl′, -fōl′)
A rapidly acting sedative and hypnotic drug, C12H18O, administered intravenously to induce and maintain anesthesia or sedation.

[prop(yl) + alteration of ph(en)ol.]
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Then patients in the observation group were given intravenous transfusion of 1 ~ 2 mg/kg of propofol (trade name: diprivan, producer: Corden Pharma S.P.A., import drug registration number: H20130537).
(BSE: 500124) (NSE: DRREDDY) (NYSE: RDY) has launched of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Diprivan (propofol) Injectable Emulsion, USP, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), the company said.
UK-based drugmaker AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) has entered into an agreement with Mauritius-based Aspen Group's Aspen Global Inc business under which AGI will now acquire the residual rights to the established anaesthetic medicines comprising of Diprivan, EMLA,Xylocaine/Xylocard/Xyloproct, Marcaine, Naropin, Carbocaine and Citanest, the company said.
Lethal self-administration of propofol (Diprivan): a case report and review of the literature.
Additional management strategies include hyperventilation, opiate medication administration, and deep sedation via propofol (Diprivan) or pentobarbital (Nembutal).
Anesthesia was achieved by veterinarian staff with IV Propofol (8 mg/kg; Diprivan, Astra Zeneca, London, England).
Assessment and modification of pain on induction with propofol (Diprivan).
* Blue/green: dyes in food or for kidney and bladder tests; medications such as amitriptyline, indomethacin (Indocin) and propofol (Diprivan); familial benign hypercalcemia, also known as blue diaper syndrome; UTIs caused by pseudomonas bacteria
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