Review: could Propofol cause Rash?


Summary

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 12,561 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 363 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Propofol

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

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,287 Rash patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

12,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 363 people (2.89%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Rash?

Time on Propofol when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 98.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.29 %
  • 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: 54.47 %
  • male: 45.53 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 0.9 %
  • 2-9: 3.28 %
  • 10-19: 9.25 %
  • 20-29: 5.07 %
  • 30-39: 11.94 %
  • 40-49: 17.31 %
  • 50-59: 23.58 %
  • 60+: 28.66 %

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 (60 people, 16.53%)
  • Prophylaxis (24 people, 6.61%)
  • General Anaesthesia (24 people, 6.61%)
  • Pain (21 people, 5.79%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (16 people, 4.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (100 people, 27.55%)
  • Lidocaine (48 people, 13.22%)
  • Midazolam Hcl (47 people, 12.95%)
  • Sevoflurane (38 people, 10.47%)
  • Rocuronium Bromide (37 people, 10.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (80 people, 22.04%)
  • Pyrexia (54 people, 14.88%)
  • Anaphylactic Reaction (52 people, 14.33%)
  • Blood Pressure Decreased (46 people, 12.67%)
  • Bronchospasm (42 people, 11.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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