Review: could Propofol cause Rash?


Rash is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are female, 60+ 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, 356 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in anaesthesia. (latest outcomes from Propofol 12,394 users)


Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 186,667 Rash patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

12,318 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 356 people (2.89%) have Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Rash?

Time on Propofol when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 98.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.32 %
  • 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 Rash when taking Propofol *:

  • female: 54.42 %
  • male: 45.58 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 0.91 %
  • 2-9: 3.35 %
  • 10-19: 9.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.88 %
  • 30-39: 11.59 %
  • 40-49: 17.38 %
  • 50-59: 23.48 %
  • 60+: 28.96 %

Severity if Rash when taking Propofol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anaesthesia (59 people)
  • Prophylaxis (24 people)
  • General Anaesthesia (23 people)
  • Pain (21 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (96 people)
  • Lidocaine (48 people)
  • Midazolam Hcl (47 people)
  • Sevoflurane (38 people)
  • Rocuronium Bromide (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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