Could Propofol cause Embolism - from FDA reports
Embolism is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl, and have Analgesia . We study 15,813 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA. Among them, 20 have Embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Embolism and more.
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Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy. (latest outcomes from Propofol 15,957 users)
Embolism (obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, ill-defined disorder, pain, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 6,465 Embolism patients).
On Jan, 17, 2017
15,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 20 people (0.13%) have Embolism
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Propofol when people have Embolism *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Embolism when taking Propofol *:
- female: 42.86 %
- male: 57.14 %
Age of people who have Embolism when taking Propofol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 30 %
- 20-29: 10 %
- 30-39: 20 %
- 40-49: 10 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 30 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Traumatic Haemorrhage (9 people, 45.00%)
- Relaxation Therapy (9 people, 45.00%)
- Preventive Health Care (9 people, 45.00%)
- Analgesia (9 people, 45.00%)
- Sedation (6 people, 30.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Heparin (11 people, 55.00%)
- Fentanyl (11 people, 55.00%)
- Norepinephrine Bitartrate (9 people, 45.00%)
- Lasix (9 people, 45.00%)
- Atrovent (9 people, 45.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Renal Failure Acute (10 people, 50.00%)
- Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) (10 people, 50.00%)
- Venous Thrombosis (9 people, 45.00%)
- Skin Discoloration - Bluish (9 people, 45.00%)
- Cerebral Haematoma (7 people, 35.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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