Sevoflurane is an inhalation anesthetic drug. For both induction and maintenance of anesthesia, this drug is used. These drugs work by temporarily decreasing the activity of the central nervous system. Cough, drowsiness, increased salivation, shivering, vomiting, etc., are the side effects of this drug.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old female. My height is 164 cm and weight is 48 kg. I was healthy with fine ligaments. Two years back, I had spine surgery for a herniated disk at the level of L5/S1. Soon after the operation, I got something like sleep myoclonus. The neurologist said that as benign, but ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. Myoclonus or muscle twitching is a known side effect of Sevoflurane use, and it is not a serious concern. Sevoflurane does not cause laxity of ligaments. Very common side effects of Sevofluran... Read Full »