Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report


Patients with bronchial asthma usually land up for surgery and pose a significant challenge as far as their anesthetic management is concerned. Most of these patients either take medicines or else are in a comparatively controlled state. Different protocols have been suggested for such cases such as corticosteroids, long-term β2 agonists, leukotriene receptor antagonists and theophylline sustained-release preparations. 

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Asthma Meperidine Promethazine

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Khan ZH, Minagar M, Dehghan-Tezerjani M. Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report. Front Emerg Med. 2019;3(4):e35.


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