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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 217-219

Additive effect of propofol and fentanyl precipitating cardiogenic shock


Department of Pharmacology, Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute (Meenakshi University), Enathur, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India

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AC Jesudoss Prabhakaran
Department of Pharmacology, Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute (Meenakshi University), Enathur, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-500X.114612

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The intravenous administration of propofol and fentanyl has become a common practice in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient dermatologic, cosmetic and oral surgery. The combination provides both systematic sedation and analgesia with low incidence of unwanted side effects. The cardiogenic shock is very uncommon in healthy individuals. The cardiovascular depressive effect of propofol and fentanyl has been well established, but the development of cardiogenic shock is very rare when these drugs are used together. Hence the awareness of this effect is advantageous to the patients undergoing such surgeries


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