Propofol can produce the Propofol Infusion Syndrome (PRIS), which may include rhabdomyolysis, arrhythmias, respiratory failure, metabolic acidosis, cardiovascular collapse, cardiac arrest and pulmonary edema. Propofol may cause addiction. Health care workers are exposed, due to easy access to the drug (PMID: 19567716, 24314538)

Last update : 08/05/2015