Active Ingredient(s):Isoflurane FDA Approved: * December 18, 1979 Pharm Company: *BAXTER HLTHCARE CORP Category:Anesthetic
Isoflurane, sold under the brand name Forane among others, is a general anesthetic. It can be used to start or maintain anesthesia, however other medications are often used to start anesthesia rather than isoflurane, due to airway irritation with isoflurane. Isoflurane is given via inhalation.
Side effects of isoflurane include a decreased ability to breathe (respiratory depression), low blood pressure, and an irregul...
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