Sevoflurane is used for anesthesia during surgery. Seizures have been known to occur after anesthesia with sevoflurane.
Sevoflurane Drug Class
Sevoflurane is part of the drug class:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- SEVOFLURANE/SODIUM OXYBATE
This is not a complete list of Sevofluranedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Sevoflurane and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories – A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Sevoflurane falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Sevoflurane. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Sevoflurane, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take sevoflurane exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Sevoflurane dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Sevoflurane is available in the following doses:
- Sevoflurane 100% Inhalation Liquid
Forms of Medication
Sevoflurane is available in the following forms:
- Inhalant Solution