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1

Give one other name for propfol

- Rapinovet
- Propoflo

2

Is propofol water or lipid solouble

water

3

What characteristics of appearance does propofol have

- milky
- white
- oil emulsion

4

What negative is there with administering propofol and how do you overcome this?

- Can have mild pain on injection
- Overcome by cooling solution

5

What characteristics are there regarding the effect of propofol

- rapid loss of consciousness
- rapid recovery
- Useful in TIVA techniques

6

What advantages are associated with propofol?

- Rapid metabolism and recovery
- Free from hangover if single dose given
- Non-cumulative therefore can be used as part of TIVA protocol
- Non-irritant peri-vascularly

7

What disadvantages are associated with propfol?

- May cause apnea if injected too fast (1 minute brain to vein)
- May cause hypotension
- May occasionally cause bradycardia
- May cause twitching / spontaneous muscle activity
- May have excitable recoveries

8

What is the shelf life for propofol plus?

28 days after opening

9

How should propofol be stored?

- no special storage requirements
- store below 25C
- Do not freeze
- Protect from light

10

What dose Propofol not contain and so should be disposed of immediately after use?

Bacteriostat