Propofol and remifentanil target controlled infusions are often given together as a total intravenous anaesthesia technique. Discuss pharmacological reasons why this is a useful combination.
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A practical pharmacology question on a common drug combination. Before setting out to write a model answer try asking yourself first what are the clinical reasons you use this combination.
There are significant pharmacokinetic interactions between these drugs TRUE/FALSE
There are significant pharmacodynamic interactions between these drugs TRUE/FALSE
Both drugs have a rapid offset TRUE/FALSE
Adding remifentanil to propofol can lead to more stable haemodynamics TRUE/FALSE
Can be used in patients susceptible to malignant hyperthermia TRUE/FALSE