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Manufacturer: Claris Lifesciences Ltd
Medicine composition: Propofol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

PROFOL SPIVA 50 ML INJECTION slows down brain activity and relaxes the nervous system of the body. The drug is given just before anesthesia is administered for an operation or procedure. It helps the body to calm down and prepare itself for the surgery. The drug is also used by professionals to keep a patient sedated, if he is on mechanical ventilator, which is also known as a breathing machine.

The drug is administered into the vein with the help of an IV. The patient will go to sleep in a short period of time, once the drip is started. During the process, the vitals of a patients are carefully examined.

Two major side effects of the drug is dizziness and excessive drowsiness. Thus, the patient should arrange for a relative or friend to drive him home, once the medical procedure is complete and discharge is approved.

The dosage of PROFOL SPIVA 50 ML INJECTION is generally determined by the doctor on the basis of the medical procedure that one is going through. Occurrence of a missed dose or over dosage is least likely because the drug is administered by a medical professional.

Before receiving PROFOL SPIVA 50 ML INJECTION inform the doctor if you are pregnant or nursing a baby.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Anesthesiologist before using this medicine.
  • Nausea

  • Headache

  • Vomiting

  • Local Site Pain

  • Transient Apnea

  • Slow Heart Rate

  • Decreased Blood Pressure

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Mct rof injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Mct rof injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

A positive regulation of the preventive action of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid, also known as GABA, via GABA-A receptors, is the main function of this medication. It is administered when a person is anaesthetized.

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