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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Diprivan 1%.
Diprivan 1% is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, t... View More
Diprivan 1% is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.... View More
Diprivan 1% may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Diprivan 1% is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Diprivan 1% is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have a... View More
Diprivan 1% is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diprivan 1% may not be neede... View More
Diprivan 1% is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This... View More
Uses of Diprivan 1%
- General Anaesthesia
Side effects of Diprivan 1%
- Local site pain
- Slow heart rate
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Diprivan 1%
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Diprivan 1% works
Diprivan 1% is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pa... View More
- Diprivan 1% helps induce unconsciousness (sleep) so that surgical operations or other procedures can be performed.
- It is given to you as an injection by your doctor.
- After use, you may still feel sleepy for some time. Do not drive or do anything that requires focus until you are sure the effects have subsided.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
General anaesthesia, Sedation
Intravenous Induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia Adult: Induction: 40 mg by inj or infusion every 10 sec. Usual dose: 1.5-2.5 mg/kg. Maint... View More
Intravenous Anesthesia Induction 3-16 years: 2.5-3.5 mg/kg IVP over 20-30 sec Maintenance 2 months to 16 years: 0.125-0.3 mg/kg/min IV
Electroconvulsive therapy, obstetrics. Sedation in children <16 yr. Pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
Short-acting, lipophilic sedative/hypnotic; causes global CNS depression, presumably through agonist actions on GABAa receptors.
Paediatrics, elderly, hypovolaemia, epilepsy, lipid disorders, patients with increased intracranial pressure. Avoid rapid bolus doses in high risk patie... View More
>10% Hypotension (peds 17%; adults 3-26%),Apnea lasting 30-60 sec (peds 10%; adults 24%),Apnea lasting >60 sec (peds 5%; adults 12%),Movement (peds 17%... View More
Reduce dose if given with nitrous oxide or halogenated anaesthetics. Increased sedative, anaesthetic and cardiorespiratory effects when used with other ... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More