Propofol vs Versed

Propofol
(Rx)
Versed
(Rx)
Propofol is an anesthetic.
Versed is an anesthetic and a sleep medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Concern level
2.0
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 4, 1999
December 20, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
18,675 Discussions
34,034 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Sedation
#2 for Colonoscopy
#3 for Sedative
Propofol is used in Colonoscopy, Sedative and General Anaesthesia and is mostly mentioned together with this procedures. In addition, it is prescribed for Sedation.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Sedation
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Sedative
#5 for Seizures
#6 for Insomnia
Versed is prescribed for Sedation and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. It is used in Sedative and General Anaesthesia. In addition, our data suggest that Versed is taken for Seizures, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pro
Low Blood Pressure
6
Vomiting
5
Allergy
5
Addiction
4
Paralysis
4
Bleeding
4
Discomfort
3
Apnea
3
Numbness
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Ver
Trauma
4
Headaches
4
Weakness
4
Weight Loss
3
Diabetes
3
Weight Gain
3
Migraines
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Low Blood Pressure
2
Itching
2
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Propofol
Pro
Versed
Ver
Low Blood Pressure
Pro
Ver
6
2
Vomiting
Pro
Ver
5
0
Allergy
Pro
Ver
5
0
Addiction
Pro
Ver
4
0
Paralysis
Pro
Ver
4
0
Bleeding
Pro
Ver
4
0
Discomfort
Pro
Ver
3
0
Apnea
Pro
Ver
3
0
Numbness
Pro
Ver
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
Ver
3
0
Trauma
Ver
Pro
4
0
Headaches
Ver
Pro
4
0
Weakness
Ver
Pro
4
0
Weight Loss
Ver
Pro
3
0
Diabetes
Ver
Pro
3
0
Weight Gain
Ver
Pro
3
0
Migraines
Ver
Pro
2
0
Hypothyroidism
Ver
Pro
2
0
Low Blood Pressure
Ver
Pro
2
6
Itching
Ver
Pro
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Propofol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Propofol and alcohol.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection, Syrup
Dosages
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Emulsion: 10 mg/mL
Syringe: 10 mg/mL
Solution: 1 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Syrup: 2 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Propofol , Propofol/Pf
Midazolam Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Propofol and Versed: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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