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Suprane

OVERDOSE

The symptoms of overdosage of SUPRANE (desflurane, USP) can present as a deepening of anesthesia, cardiac and/or respiratory depression in spontaneously breathing patients, and cardiac depression in ventilated patients in whom hypercapnia and hypoxia may occur only at a late stage. In the event of overdosage, or suspected overdosage, take the following actions: discontinue administration of SUPRANE (desflurane, USP), maintain a patent airway, initiate assisted or controlled ventilation with oxygen, and maintain adequate cardiovascular function.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

The use of SUPRANE (desflurane, USP) is contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • Known or suspected genetic susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia.
  • Patients in whom general anesthesia is contraindicated.
  • Induction of anesthesia in pediatric patients.
  • Patients with known sensitivity to SUPRANE (desflurane, USP) or to other halogenated agents [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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