SEVOFLURANE is a Schedule H drug.
Sevoflurane is used for general Anaesthesia. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and distress.Seizures have been known to occur after anesthesia with sevoflurane.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 12month

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Generally considered as Safe

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


  • Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until the effects of sevoflurane wear off and you feel fully awake.
  • Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
  • If you are 65 or older, use sevoflurane with care. You could have more side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.
  • You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using sevoflurane while you are pregnant.It is given as a liquid for breathing into the lungs by a doctor.
  • Advise women to skip breastfeeding for 48 hours after administration and discard milk produced during this period.

Symptoms of Overdosage

SEVOFLURANE over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

SEVOFLURANE : Night Terrors, Dizziness, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Cough, Drowsiness, Nausea, Vomit, Head Headache, Hallucinations, Agitation, Confusion

Serious Side-Effects

SEVOFLURANE : Tachycardia, Blood Pressure, High, Tonic-clonic Seizure, Eyes Double Vision (without One Eye Covered), Frightening Dreams

Disease Interactions

SEVOFLURANE can interfere with: Malignant Hyperthermia, Acute Liver Failure, Hyperkalemia, Acute Renal Failure, Benign Intracranial Hypertension, Seizure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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