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Philippe Camus, M.D.
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Metabolic acidosis (incl. lactic-). May cause dyspnea
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Drug and radiation history
Drug singularity - Correct identification of the drug
Consistent timing of exposure v. onset of symptoms
Clinical, imaging, BAL, pathological pattern consistent with the specific drug
Careful exlusion of another cause
Remission of symptoms with removal of drug
Recurrence with rechallenge (rarely advisable)
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Excipients - Vehicle - Preservatives
Drug-induced acid-base disorders.
Propofol infusion associated metabolic acidosis in patients undergoing neurosurgical anesthesia: a retrospective study.
[Severe lactic acidosis caused by propofol infusion: report of one case].
Propofol infusion syndrome in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine.
Lactic acidemia and bradyarrhythmia in a child sedated with propofol.
Lactic acidosis associated with propofol.