Propofol-induced bronchoconstriction: two case reports

Anesth Analg. 2001 Sep;93(3):645-6. doi: 10.1097/00000539-200109000-00022.

Abstract

Bronchoconstriction was induced by anesthetic induction with propofol in two patients with allergic diseases. One had severe bronchospasm improved by epinephrine. Propofol should be used with caution in patients with allergic disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anesthesia
  • Anesthetics, Intravenous / adverse effects*
  • Asthma / chemically induced*
  • Asthma / therapy
  • Breast Neoplasms / pathology
  • Breast Neoplasms / surgery
  • Bronchoconstriction / drug effects*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intraoperative Complications / etiology
  • Intraoperative Complications / therapy
  • Propofol / adverse effects*
  • Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal / complications

Substances

  • Anesthetics, Intravenous
  • Propofol