Fresofol 1% MCT/LCT is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) propofol. On this page you will find out more about Fresofol 1% MCT/LCT, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: propofol
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Fresofol 1% MCT/LCT 200 mg/20 mL injection emulsion, 5 x 20 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is 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.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Fresofol 1% MCT/LCT is a sterile, milky white, isotonic, oil-in-water emulsion for intravenous infusion or injection.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, emulsion|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
10 x 20 mL ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 x 20mL ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze|
|Life time||24 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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