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

  • Zahid Hussain Khan ORCID Mail Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Milad Minagar ORCID Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mohammad Dehghan-Tezerjani ORCID Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Medical Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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
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Khan ZH, Minagar M, Dehghan-Tezerjani M. Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report. Adv J Emerg Med. 3(4):e35.
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