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Sedation is the reduction of irritability or agitation by administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical procedur...
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Other name: Lorazepam (Lorazepam)
Other name: Diprivan (Diprivan)
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative...
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Propofol (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed as Diprivan by AstraZeneca) is a short-acting, intravenous therapy administered hypnotic agent. Its uses include the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia, sedation for mechanical vent...
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative...
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and the hospitalist gave ativan. One guy died and...
" ...were the pt was combative and the hospitalist gave ativan. One guy died and the other nearly coded and ...With that being said, i like small doses of propofol. It works well and its gone fast if it is... "

they were switched over to an ativan gtt for maintenence...
" Anecdotally, I've used propofol gtt's temporarily in intubated DTing ...temporary control and allow the ativan time to catch up. Then they were switched over to an ativan gtt for maintenence and taper.... "

f I was forced to give ativan I'd mix 50mg in 100cc bag a...
" ...tough question your asking. We all here believe propofol is a much better agent for ICU sedation. But if I was forced to give ativan I'd mix 50mg in 100cc bag and I'd expect... "

f I was forced to give ativan I'd mix 50mg in 100cc bag a...
" ...tough question your asking. We all here believe propofol is a much better agent for ICU sedation. But if I was forced to give ativan I'd mix 50mg in 100cc bag and I'd expect... "

and bolusing Ativan Q30 mins. This worked but was much...
" ...woman that I intubated. I started with a 2mg Versed bolus and then dripped Propofol at 20mcg/kg/min, her pressure got soft quickly into the 80s/40s, attending didn't want a pressor so I ended up... "

and bolusing Ativan Q30 mins. This worked but was much...
" ...woman that I intubated. I started with a 2mg Versed bolus and then dripped Propofol at 20mcg/kg/min, her pressure got soft quickly into the 80s/40s, attending didn't want a pressor so I ended up... "

with Ativan, an amnesiac, is very effective. This was for...
" I agree with Allen, propofol, sometimes used with Ativan, an amnesiac, is very effective. This was for my ...to for several years, and Ativan. Well, I woke up during ...went with the general anathesia,... "

I've also used ativan and fentanyl both separately...
" ...shows the variety in sedation. Seems like just about everyone was using propofol. Now that it isn't so ...some fentanyl. I've also used ativan and... "

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Like I said earlier, good catch on the propofol. It won't...
" Quote: Like I said earlier, good catch on the propofol. It won't happen again. Versed ...likes and prefers we use propofol on almost everything, so I ...or can sub that with ativan. We don't carry... "

o have shakes and was given Ativan in an IV. Member became v...
" ...to have shakes and was given Ativan in an IV. Member became ...had to be restrained and Ativan was increased. Upon increase, member ...taken to ICU and given propofol and a respirator was... "

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