Propofol and Postoperative fever - from FDA reports


Summary

Postoperative fever 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 Endoscopy . We study 15,813 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA. Among them, 24 have Postoperative fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Postoperative fever and more.

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Propofol

Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy. (latest outcomes from Propofol 15,959 users)

Postoperative Fever

Postoperative fever has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 506 Postoperative fever patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

15,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 24 people (0.15%) have Postoperative Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Postoperative fever?

Time on Propofol when people have Postoperative Fever *:

  • < 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 Postoperative Fever when taking Propofol *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Postoperative Fever when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 17.39 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 21.74 %
  • 60+: 30.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endoscopy (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Anaesthesia (5 people, 20.83%)
  • General Anaesthesia (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Surgery (2 people, 8.33%)
  • Depression (1 person, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Sevoflurane (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Rocuronium Bromide (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (2 people, 8.33%)
  • Cefazolin (2 people, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chills (13 people, 54.17%)
  • Post Procedural Complication (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Sepsis (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Metabolic Acidosis (4 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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