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desflurane (I 653) Summary

Description: volatile anesthetic that differs from isoflurane by substitution of a fluorine atom for the chlorine found on the alpha-ethyl component of isoflurane; MF: CF2-O-CFH-CF3; produces anesthetic preconditioning to protect the myocardium against infarction

Also Known As: I 653; Suprane; Baxter Anaesthesia brand of desflurane; Baxter brand of desflurane; I-653 Show All >>

Networked: 405 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 59 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which desflurane is Relevant

  1. Anoxia (Hypoxia) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results
  2. Malignant Hyperthermia : 3 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  3. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 27 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 22 results
  5. Postoperative Pain : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results
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Drugs Related to desflurane

  1. sevoflurane (Ultane)
  2. Propofol (Diprivan)
  3. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents)
  4. Isoflurane
  5. remifentanil (Ultiva)
  6. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs)
  7. Alfentanil (Alfenta)
  8. Morphine (MS Contin)
  9. Halothane (Fluothane)
  10. Sufentanil (Sufenta)
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Therapies Related to desflurane

  1. Anesthesia
  2. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  3. Hypnosis (Mesmerism)
  4. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia)
  5. Craniotomy
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