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The issue with propofol is that it can make the patient's brain forget to breathe - Benjamin C Wedro MD

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Michael Jackson's Death: propofol (Diprivan) FAQ

Propofol is a drug that was on trial as causing the death of the music icon. Guilt by association: not the doctor who administered the drug but for the propofol itself. Here is a perfectly fine anesthetic agent, minding its own business, being scrutinized just because it was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Actually, propofol (Diprivan) should never be carried by a doctor making a house call. It's meant for hospital use in the intensive care unit or the operating room, for patients who are intubated and on a ventilator. It's meant for the emergency room when people have to be sedated for a few seconds to undergo a painful procedure such as cardiac shock, or to fix a joint dislocation.…

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