Information about Propofol

Propofol Uses

Propofol is used for general Anaesthesia.

How Propofol works

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

Common side effects of Propofol

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Local site pain, Slow heart rate, Decreased blood pressure
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Available Medicine for Propofol

FresofolFresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
286 to ₹5002 variant(s)
NeorofNeon Laboratories Ltd
78 to ₹4823 variant(s)
TroypofolTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
75 to ₹3663 variant(s)
Mct RofNeon Laboratories Ltd
1461 variant(s)
HyproCelon Laboratories Ltd
121 to ₹2903 variant(s)
ZyfolThemis Medicare Ltd
1461 variant(s)
ProfolClaris Lifesciences Ltd
4821 variant(s)
Profol SpivaClaris Lifesciences Ltd
237 to ₹7503 variant(s)
Troypofol-MctTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1891 variant(s)
ProanesZydus Cadila
4221 variant(s)

Expert advice for Propofol

  • Propofol 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.


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