- Adjuvants, Anesthesia
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Agents that are administered in association with anesthetics to increase effectiveness, improve delivery, or decrease required dosage.
Drug Drug Description Hyoscyamine An anticholinergic indicated to treat functional gastrointestinal disorders, biliary and renal colic, and acute rhinitis. Chlordiazepoxide A benzodiazepine used to treat the withdrawal symptoms of acute alcoholism, to treat preoperative anxiety, and to treat anxiety over a short term period. Midazolam A short-acting benzodiazepine with rapid onset that is commonly used in seizures, anesthesia and anxiety disorders. Sufentanil An opioid used to induce and maintain anesthesia, to act as an analgesic in labor and delivery, and to treat severe, acute pain. Scopolamine A belladonna alkaloid with anticholinergic effects indicated for the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). Fentanyl An opioid analgesic used in anesthesia, for breakthrough cancer pain, or round the clock pain management. Diazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine with rapid onset commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and seizures. Triazolam A benzodiazepine used for short term treatment of insomnia. Glycopyrronium An anticholinergic agent used to treat hyperhidrosis, severe drooling, COPD, used with other medications to treat ulcers, and used in anesthesia. Pentobarbital A barbiturate drug used to induce sleep, cause sedation, and control certain types of seizures. Secobarbital A barbiturate used for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Droperidol A butyrophenone derivative and dopamine antagonist used to prevent and treat postoperative nausea and vomiting. Meperidine An opioid agonist with analgesic and sedative properties used to manage severe pain. Atropine A muscarinic antagonist used to treat poisoning by muscarinic agents, including organophosphates and other drugs. Pentazocine An analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain. Trimethaphan For the controlled reduction of blood pressure during surgery and in the treatment of hypertensive emergencies. Oxymorphone An opioid analgesic used in the management of moderate-to-severe pain and for analgesic therapies. gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid Used as a general anesthetic, to treat conditions such as insomnia, clinical depression, narcolepsy, and alcoholism, and to improve athletic performance. Sodium oxybate A central nervous system depressant used to treat cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) associated with narcolepsy. Alcuronium A non-depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant similar to tubocurarine. It is used as an anesthesia adjuvant.
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