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Review: could Propofol cause Embolism?

Summary: Embolism is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Heparin, and have Analgesia.

We study 10,979 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Embolism and more.

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Propofol

Propofol (latest outcomes from 11,043 users) has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal.

Trend of propofol reports

Embolism

Embolism (obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble) (latest reports from 3,916 patients) has been reported by people with ill-defined disorder, high blood pressure, pain, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of Embolism reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 10,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol. Among them, 18 people (0.16%) have Embolism.

Trend of Embolism in Propofol reports

Time on Propofol when people have Embolism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Embolism100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Embolism when taking Propofol * :

FemaleMale
Embolism29.41%70.59%

Age of people who have Embolism when taking Propofol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Embolism0.00%0.00%33.33%11.11%22.22%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Severity of Embolism when taking Propofol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Embolism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Analgesia (18 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prophylaxis (18 people, 100.00%)
  3. Traumatic haemorrhage (18 people, 100.00%)
  4. Sedation (11 people, 61.11%)
  5. Catheter related infection (10 people, 55.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Heparin (18 people, 100.00%)
  2. Pancuronium (18 people, 100.00%)
  3. Lasix (18 people, 100.00%)
  4. Novoseven (18 people, 100.00%)
  5. Norepinephrine bitartrate (18 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Drug-induced Organic Affective Syndrome, Acts "drugged", and takes Propofol)
    Was comatose 28 days under propofol while recovering from pneumonia. Continually repeats same life stories. Becomes combative.

  • What are your long term effects of propofol
    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Crying And Then Laughing, 2 Mo After Release: Combative, and takes Propofol)
    repeats past family history over and over doesn't respond to questions keeps repeating same scenarios speaks slowly

  • Can a 70 year old male be more prone to anger/depression after porpofol
    (Asked by a 71 year old man who has Anger, and takes Propofol)
    had a colonoscopy recently and have been exceedingly angry with wife when she makes mistakes. i was wondering if propofol can affect ones personality

  • My mom was on propofol, after awakening she acts very different, not herself. was this caused from the medicine
    (Asked by a 81 year old woman who has COPD, and takes Propofol)
    Mom was admitted with a lung infection, and given some antibiotics, but a few days later she contracted Hospital Pnemonia and went into respiratory failure. So she was intubated and put in the icu on a ventilater, and put on Propofol. During her breathing trials to get off the vent she was very an ...

  • Is there any evidence in using propofol in sodium channel mutated patients
    (Asked by a 31 year old man who has Erytromyalgia, Acrmesomelia, Sodium Channel Mutation, OSAS, and takes Propofol)
    this patient needed a mri, and therefore he has to stay very still. Because of his muscle contractions he could not manage that. We tried to sedate him with propofol. But we needed so much( up to 9mg/kg) and he still had muscle contractions. So we decided to cancel the procedure and put him a sleep ...

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