Thursday, 29 October 2009

Propofol - a controlled drug?


Oct 29. At last week's ASA meeting in the US it was recommended that propofol become a controlled substance. This follows acknowledgement that is a drug with real abuse potential and risk of death from self-injecting. Reports from US anesthesiology departments show that death amongst staff is a real risk.

see more on the US decision here http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/711072

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