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Thursday, December 5, 2013
Name of anesthesia drug
What is the name of a common anesthesia drug often administered along with Versed? Propinol? Proplyn? Propol?
The drug you are thinking of is called propofol, originally introduced into the US by the company Zeneca, and marketed as Diprivan. Versed is one of the trade names for midazolam.
Gareth S Kantor, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University