Emulsion for injection or infusion.
The Propofol for patients requiring long-term sedation for up to 7 days.
Propofol-®Lipuro 20 mg/ml is a short-acting intravenous general anaesthetic for
- induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia in adults and children > 3 years
- sedation of ventilated patients >16 years of age in the intensive care unit
- sedation for diagnostic and surgical procedures, alone or in combination with local or regional anaesthesia in adults and children > 3 years
- induction of sedation for diagnostic and surgical procedures
- infusion bottle: 50 ml
- LCT/MCT emulsion has been shown to improve lung function 4
- LCT/MCT emulsion has been shown to enhance liver function 6
- LCT/MCT emulsion has been shown to sustain immune function 5
Information may differ in your country. Before prescribing refer to nationally approved prescribing information.
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