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Sevoflurane inhalation
SEVOFLURANE

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

SEVOFLURANE

(seh-voh-FLEW-rain)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Ultane

Uses

This medication is an anesthetic. It is used during surgical procedures.

How To Use

This medication will be given by a health care professional. A special mask will be placed over your mouth and nose and the medication will be inhaled through the mask.

Side Effects

This medication causes drowsiness and dizziness. Expect these effects. Notify your doctor if you develop: anxiety, chills, breathing trouble, unusual change in amount of urine, seizures, muscle stiffness, fast/irregular heartbeat, stomach/abdominal pain, fatigue, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine. A serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, persistent dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor if you have: other illnesses, kidney disease, liver disease, allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Notes

Your condition and response to this medication will be closely monitored.

Missed Dose

This medication is only given as needed by a health care professional.

Storage

Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.