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Active ingredients: propofol
What it is used for
Induction of General Anaesthesia in Children and Adults,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT is a short-acting intravenous anaesthetic agent suitable for induction of general anaesthesia in adults and children aged one month and older.,Maintenance of General Anaesthesia in Children and Adults,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT is a short acting intravenous anaesthetic agent suitable for maintenance of general anaesthesia in adults and children aged 3 years and older.,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT may also be used for maintenance of general anaesthesia in children aged from one month to 3 years for procedures not exceeding 60 minutes, unless alternative anaesthetic agents should be avoided.,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT has no analgesic properties. ,Sedation During Intensive Care in Adults,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT may also be used in adults for sedation of ventilated patients receiving intensive care.,Conscious Sedation for Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures in Adults,Fresofol (1 percent) MCT / LCT may also be used in adults for monitored conscious sedation for surgical and diagnostic procedures.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Fresofol 1% MCT/LCT is a sterile, milky white, isotonic, oil-in-water emulsion for intravenous infusion or injection.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient propofol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems