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General anesthetics

What are General anesthetics?

General anesthetics are medicines that render a patient reversibly unconscious and unresponsive in order to allow surgeons to operate on that patient. General anesthetics are normally administered intravenously or by inhalation by a specialist doctor called an anesthetist who also monitors the patient's vital signs (breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature) during the procedure. While under general anesthesia, a patient is unable to feel pain and will likely wake with some short-term amnesia (memory loss). Experts are unsure exactly how general anesthetics work.

List of General anesthetics:

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Ketalar (Pro, More...)
generic name: ketamine
1 review
Diprivan (Pro, More...)
generic name: propofol
19 reviews
Pentothal (Pro, More...)
generic name: thiopental
3 reviews
Propoven (Pro, More...)
generic name: propofol
0 reviews
Amidate (Pro, More...)
generic name: etomidate
0 reviews
Brevital Sodium (Pro, More...)
generic name: methohexital
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Forane (Pro, More...)
generic name: isoflurane
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Lusedra (Pro, More...)
generic name: fospropofol
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Sojourn (Pro, More...)
generic name: sevoflurane
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Suprane (Pro, More...)
generic name: desflurane
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Terrell (More...)
generic name: isoflurane
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Ultane (Pro, More...)
generic name: sevoflurane
0 reviewsAdd rating

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Medical conditions associated with general anesthetics: