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Medications for Anesthesia

Drugs associated with Anesthesia

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Anesthesia: Loss of normal sensation or feeling.

A drug used to produce anesthesia.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
propofol Rx B N X 174 reviews
8.0

Generic name: propofol systemic

Brand names:  Diprivan, Propoven

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Diprivan Rx B N X 17 reviews
9.0

Generic name: propofol systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lidocaine Rx B N 3 reviews
1.0

Generic name: lidocaine systemic

Brand names:  Xylocaine HCl, Anestacaine, DentiPatch, Dilocaine, L-Caine, Lidoject 1, Nervocaine, Truxacaine, UAD Caine

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics, group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lidocaine / prilocaine Rx B N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: lidocaine / prilocaine topical

Brand names:  Emla, Livixil Pak, Oraqix, Relador Pak Plus, Venipuncture CPI

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Emla Rx B N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: lidocaine / prilocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
fentanyl Rx C 2 X 4 reviews
6.0

Generic name: fentanyl systemic

Brand name:  Sublimaze

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lidocaine Rx/OTC B N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Brand names:  Lidocaine Viscous, Xylocaine Jelly, Xylocaine Topical, LidaMantle, LMX 4, Bactine, Xylocaine Viscous, AneCream, AneCream with Tegaderm, Anestacon, CidalEaze, Derma Numb, Laryng-O-Jet Spray, Lidocream, LidoRxKit, Lidosense 5, Lidovex, Lidozol, Medi-Quik Spray, Regenecare HA Spray, Senatec

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Lidocaine Viscous Rx B N Add review
6.0

Generic name: lidocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ketamine Rx N 3 X 9 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ketamine systemic

Brand name:  Ketalar

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Pentothal Rx C 3 X 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: thiopental systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Anectine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: succinylcholine systemic

Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Amidate Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: etomidate systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Anaspaz Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sublimaze Rx C 2 X 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fentanyl systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
succinylcholine Rx C N 2 reviews
3.0

Generic name: succinylcholine systemic

Brand names:  Anectine, Quelicin

Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Zemuron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: rocuronium systemic

Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
glycopyrrolate Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Brand names:  Robinul, Robinul Forte

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Ketalar Rx N 3 X 1 review
10

Generic name: ketamine systemic

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Stadol Rx C 4 X Add review
10

Generic name: butorphanol systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
hyoscyamine Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Brand names:  Anaspaz, Levsin, HyoMax SR, Levbid, HyoMax, Hyosyne, A-Spaz, Colidrops, Cystospaz, Ed-Spaz, HyoMax DT, HyoMax FT, HyoMax SL, Hyospaz, IB-Stat, Levsinex, Levsinex SR, Levsin SL, NuLev, Oscimin, Spasdel, Symax Duotab, Symax FasTab, Symax SL, Symax SR

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Robinul Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
vecuronium Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: vecuronium systemic

Brand name:  Norcuron

Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
isoflurane Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: isoflurane systemic

Brand name:  Forane

Drug class: general anesthetics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Levsin Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nimbex Rx B N Add review
5.0

Generic name: cisatracurium systemic

Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
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Topics under Anesthesia

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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