Medically prescribed for – Propofol is used as a general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness.
Adverse reactions experienced – Some common side effects from Propofol use include vomiting, apnea and salivation. There is a growing concern that Propofol may be linked to the heart attack deaths of a few head-injury patients.
Status of drug – The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug and has recently issued a warning about Propofol’s use for children.
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems after taking Propofol. You also may wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.