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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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Propofol
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Versed
Other name: Diprivan (Diprivan)
Other name: Midazolam (Midazolam)
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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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Midazolam ( marketed in English-speaking countries under brandnames Dormicum, Hypnovel, and Versed) is a short-acting drug in the benzodiazepine class that is used for treatment of acute seizures, moderate to severe insomnia, and for i...
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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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Midazolam ( marketed in English-speaking countries under brandnames Dormicum, Hypnovel, and Versed) is a short-acting drug in the benzodiazepine class that is used for treatment of acute seizures, moderate to severe insomnia, and for i...
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I've used IM and IV versed and got the paradoxical...
" ...of a better drug than propofol. I've used IM and IV versed and got the paradoxical agitation with it, leading to me deciding to use propofol which worked like a charm. Is propofol \"approved\... "

Propofol and Versed,i had a short flare up of symptoms...
" Hi [...], I had colonoscopy when i was 2 months off benzos,they used Propofol and Versed,i had a short flare up of symptoms on the NEXT day for just a few hours but then i got a window and... "

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two. Personally, I HATE Versed, Propofol is so MUCH BETTER,...
" ...for discomfort but I have agreed to Versed or Propofol a time or two. Personally, I HATE Versed, Propofol is so MUCH BETTER, you wake up clear-headed almost immediately. I always have... "

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all mixed in 100cc NS bag. It was amazing. we kept...
" ...We did 100 propofol 100 ...3 of versed all mixed in 100cc NS bag. It was amazing. we kept a stick of propofol around just in case she started to get... "

end up being a problem. I did have increased dystonia...
" ...did use Propofol, which had an immediate and intense impact on my dystonia (made it ...acting than the Versed, it didn't end up being a problem. I did have increased dystonia afterwards, too, b... "

had the same problem with Versed. Not crying, but agitated...
" pb4, I had the same problem with Versed. Not crying, but agitated enough ...she opted to chance me to Propofol, and I've had great luck with that. During ...quickly gave me more sedation, but I... "

at my hospital and love it. Versed is great too. Joe...
" ...there is this medication called Propofol that we call \"milk of amnesia\" and a good nurse can titrate it ...I use it alot at my hospital and love it. Versed is great too. Joe Parker Aortic... "

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oral Versed for a medical procedure at a hospital where...
" We used oral Versed for a medical procedure ...In contrast, the IV Propofol we used for the MRI was fabulous. It worked instantly and without any ...I wouldn't hesitate to use Propofol for *my ... "

only given Versed. It was the worst experience of my life....
" ...story: many years ago I had my first upper endoscopy and was only given Versed. It was the worst experience of my life. ...I did insist on Propofol and an anestheseologist to administer it. It... "

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nerver agree to get versed, make them use painkillers...
" ...someone traumatized by the \"amnesia\" drug Versed, who obviously had a painful ...nerver agree to get versed, make them use ...pay anfor anesthesia with propofol...which is a... "

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