Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report

  • Zahid Hussain Khan Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5017-6819
  • Milad Minagar Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6162-0156
  • Mohammad Dehghan-Tezerjani Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6966-6818

Abstract

Patients with bronchial asthma usually land up for surgery and pose a significant challenge as far as their anesthetic management is concerned. Most of these patients either take medicines or else are in a comparatively controlled state. Different protocols have been suggested for such cases such as corticosteroids, long-term β2 agonists, leukotriene receptor antagonists and theophylline sustained-release preparations. 

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Published
2019-07-29
How to Cite
Khan, Z. H., Minagar, M., & Dehghan-Tezerjani, M. (2019). Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report. Advanced Journal of Emergency Medicine, 3(4), e35. https://doi.org/10.22114/ajem.v0i0.229
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