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Review: could Propofol cause Postoperative fever?

Summary: Postoperative fever could be caused by Propofol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Fentanyl, and have Endoscopy.

We study 10,970 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

Propofol (latest outcomes from 11,034 users) has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal.

Postoperative fever

Postoperative fever (latest reports from 1,602 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol. Among them, 20 people (0.18%) have Postoperative Fever. They amount to 1.25% of all the 1,600 people who have Postoperative Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Postoperative fever in Propofol reports

Time on Propofol when people have Postoperative fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Postoperative fever100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Postoperative fever when taking Propofol * :

FemaleMale
Postoperative fever33.33%66.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Postoperative fever20.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%5.00%20.00%20.00%25.00%

Severity of Postoperative fever when taking Propofol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Postoperative fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Endoscopy (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Anaesthesia (5 people, 25.00%)
  3. General anaesthesia (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Pyrexia (1 people, 5.00%)
  5. Hypertension (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Sevoflurane (5 people, 25.00%)
  3. Midazolam hcl (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Lidocaine (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Rocuronium bromide (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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