Review: could Propofol cause Postoperative fever?
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 10,982 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Postoperative fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Postoperative fever and more.
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Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal. (latest outcomes from 11,046 Propofol users)
Postoperative fever has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 397 Postoperative fever patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 10,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol. Among them, 20 people (0.18%) have Postoperative Fever.
Time on Propofol when people have Postoperative fever * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Postoperative fever||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Postoperative fever when taking Propofol * :
|Postoperative fever||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Postoperative fever when taking Propofol * :
|Postoperative fever||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||5.00%||20.00%||20.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Postoperative fever when taking Propofol ** :
How people recovered from Postoperative fever ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Endoscopy (7 people, 35.00%)
- Anaesthesia (5 people, 25.00%)
- General anaesthesia (4 people, 20.00%)
- Pyrexia (1 people, 5.00%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl (7 people, 35.00%)
- Sevoflurane (5 people, 25.00%)
- Midazolam hcl (4 people, 20.00%)
- Lidocaine (3 people, 15.00%)
- Rocuronium bromide (3 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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5 days ago had a colonscopy screening - they had to tube me for breathing difficulties. I was sent to emergency room where I was given steriod breathing treatments. An exray determined lots of congestion in upper lobes. After 24 hours was sent home. Breathing difficulty has cleared up, but I cannot talk - only whisper.
KCurl on Dec, 20, 2014:
I am 72 year old female. Had colonoscopy a little over a month ago. Woke up with extreme hoarseness, can barely talk above a whisper. No endoscopy, only colonoscopy. Was this caused by Propofol? I wasn't hoarse when I went in to have the procedure; had no cold, allergies or bronchitis. Doctor is baffled. Can I expect recovery or is this permanent?
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