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What should I know about Diprivan?

Before you receive an injection of Diprivan for surgery, you need to be aware of side effects, drug interactions, and possible complications. It is important to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding before you are given Diprivan. There may be possible complications and you will need to discuss the risks with your doctor. This drug is not safe for babies and should be used with extreme caution in young children.

It is important to tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, especially if you suffer from any of the following:
  • heart disease,
  • high cholesterol,
  • pancreatitis,
  • and seizures.
If you have allergies to any of the ingredients in Diprivan, avoid using the medication. Also avoid usage if you are allergic to eggs, egg products, soybeans or soy products.

It is always important to let your doctor know what other medications you are taking before starting a prescription, even over-the-counter remedies and supplements.

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