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Propofol vs Versed

Propofol
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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...
| forums.studentdoctor.net
" I can't think 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... "

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opofol and Versed,i had a short flare up of symptoms o...
| www.benzobuddies.org
" 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,...
| www.cpaptalk.com
" ...sedation and just some Demerol 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... "

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U ALSO HAVE TO WATCH OUT FOR VERSED.....IT CAUSES ME...
| www.alzconnected.org
" ...[[ NO ISOFLURANE ]]....AND THEY GAVE ME PROPOFOL......IT WAS GREAT....I HAD ABSOLUTELY NO PROBLEMS. YOU ALSO HAVE TO WATCH OUT FOR VERSED.....IT CAUSES MEMORY IMPAIRMENT....THEY SLIPPED THAT... "

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end up being a problem. I did have increased dystonia...
| forum.parkinson.org
" ...worse. They did use Propofol, which had an immediate and intense impact on my dystonia (made it worse), but ...faster acting than the Versed, it didn't end up being a problem. I did have increased... "

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had the same problem with Versed. Not crying, but agitated...
| www.healingwell.com
" 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 ...They quickly gave me more sedation, but I will... "

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my hospital and love it. Versed is great too. Joe Park...
| www.valvereplacement.org
" ...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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and versed). This was not effective. They were shocked...
| survivingantidepressants.org
" ...narco-benzo drip (phentanyl and versed). This was not effective. They were shocked that I entered the procedure room in full conversational mode. So the procedure was aborted and rescheduled.... "

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is awesome. I have had several kidney stone procedures...
| community.babycenter.com
" Versed is awesome. I have had several kidney stone procedures and that is ...after that point. (And I am a regular anxiety sufferer.) I could swear ...they told me I had propofol because I was making... "

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oral Versed for a medical procedure at a hospital where...
| www.autismweb.com
" 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 child*... "

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