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Review: could Propofol cause Embolism?

Summary: Embolism could be caused by Propofol, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Heparin, and have Analgesia.

We study 10,970 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 11,034 users) has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal.

Embolism

Embolism (obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble) (latest reports from 15,927 patients) has been reported by people with ill-defined disorder, high blood pressure, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 10,970 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol. Among them, 18 people (0.16%) have Embolism. They amount to 0.11% of all the 15,910 people who have Embolism on eHealthMe.

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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