Review: could Propofol cause Pulmonary Congestion?


Pulmonary congestion is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl, and have Anaesthesia . We study 12,318 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Pulmonary congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary congestion and more.

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Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in anaesthesia. (latest outcomes from Propofol 15,486 users)

Pulmonary Congestion

Pulmonary congestion (congestion in the lungs) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, speech impairment (adult), diarrhea (latest reports from 10,706 Pulmonary congestion patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

12,318 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 34 people (0.28%) have Pulmonary Congestion

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Pulmonary congestion?

Time on Propofol when people have Pulmonary Congestion *:

  • < 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 Pulmonary Congestion when taking Propofol *:

  • female: 75.76 %
  • male: 24.24 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Congestion when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.85 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.85 %
  • 30-39: 23.08 %
  • 40-49: 34.62 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 26.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anaesthesia (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Schizophrenia (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Pain (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Sepsis (3 people, 8.82%)
  • Fungal Infection (3 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Morphine (10 people, 29.41%)
  • Midazolam Hcl (9 people, 26.47%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Heparin (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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