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Propofol
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Diprivan
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Sedative
CHEMICAL NAME
2,6-Diisopropylphenol
DESCRIPTION
Propofol is a short-acting sedative-hypnotic used in clinical settings for general anesthesia or monitored sedation during medical procedures or intensive care. It received significant media attention after its involvement in Michael Jackson's death. It has a steep dose-response curve.
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