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Pacifol 1% Infusion

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Pacifol 1% Infusion is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This injection is used in a hospital setting only.

Pacifol 1% Infusion causes loss of consciousness which is reversible. It is administered under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse. U=You should not self-administer this medicine at home.

The most common side effects include headache, vomiting, and nausea. This Pacifol 1% Infusion is safe to use in pregnancy, breastfeeding mothers, patients of liver and kidney disease. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any known allergy to this medicine before the start of the procedure.

It is not advised to consume alcohol after you have been administered. Driving should not be done as this medicine may cause sleepiness and may impair your ability to think or react. It is also advised not to operate machinery because of these effects.

Uses of Pacifol Infusion

Side effects of Pacifol Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pacifol

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Local site pain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Pacifol Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Pacifol Infusion works

Pacifol 1% Infusion is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and distress.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pacifol 1% Infusion.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pacifol 1% Infusion is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pacifol 1% Infusion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pacifol 1% Infusion may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pacifol 1% Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pacifol 1% Infusion is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Use of Pacifol 1% Infusion can cause green discoloration of urine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pacifol 1% Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pacifol 1% Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pacifol 1% Infusion
₹8.2/ml of Infusion
Propovan 1% Infusion
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₹6.73/ml of Infusion
save 18%
Propofol 1% Infusion
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹7.92/ml of Infusion
save 3%
Profol 1% Infusion
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₹9.65/ml of Infusion
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Quick Tips

  • Pacifol 1% Infusion 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Hypnotic alkylphenol derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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After knee auger pry her voice becomes course
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Was he given general anaesthesia. It can be due to injury of the et tube
Baby of 5 months 7 days need to be circumcised as a part of religious practice.Wanted to know is it the right time for him and do local anaesthesia is used in procedure? What is the recovery time of this procedure and how much does this procedure cost?
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
Ny time u can get it done ideally general anaesthesia should be used recovery time is approx 1 week to 10 days cost depends on hospital u choose
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References

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