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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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Seroquel 6,708 Diazepam 6,285 Valium 5,580
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Ativan
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Propofol
Other name: Lorazepam (Lorazepam)
Other name: Diprivan (Diprivan)
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185,772
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15,050
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Anxiety
Withdrawal*
Depression*
Panic Attacks
Insomnia*
Nausea*
Panic
Seizures*
Bipolar Disorder*
Vomiting*
Anxiety Attacks
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Sedation*
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Sedation
Colonoscopy
Sedative
General Anaesthesia
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
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Weakness
5
Weight Gain
5
Exhausted
4
Allergies
4
Irritability
3
Psychotic
3
Migraines
3
Paranoia
3
Hallucinations
2
Weight Loss
2
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Amnesia
8
Low Blood Pressure
7
Anxiety
7
Allergies
6
Addiction
5
Paralyzed
5
Bleeding
4
Apnea
4
Withdrawal
4
Numbness
3
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Ati
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5
0
Exhausted
Ati
Pro
4
0
Allergies
Ati
Pro
4
6
Irritability
Ati
Pro
3
0
Psychotic
Ati
Pro
3
0
Migraines
Ati
Pro
3
0
Paranoia
Ati
Pro
3
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Hallucinations
Ati
Pro
2
0
Weight Loss
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2
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Amnesia
Pro
Ati
8
0
Low Blood Pressure
Pro
Ati
7
0
Anxiety
Pro
Ati
7
0
Allergies
Pro
Ati
6
4
Addiction
Pro
Ati
5
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Paralyzed
Pro
Ati
5
0
Bleeding
Pro
Ati
4
0
Apnea
Pro
Ati
4
0
Withdrawal
Pro
Ati
4
0
Numbness
Pro
Ati
3
0
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About Ativan
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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" ...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 ... "

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

" Its a sort of 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... "

" ...Its a sort of 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... "

" ...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 dc'ing the Propofol and bolusing Ativan... "

" ...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 dc'ing the Propofol and bolusing Ativan Q... "

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

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

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

" ...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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