Combination propofol-alfentanil anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy in patients receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Brendan J. Beresford, David Glick, Stephen H. Dinwiddie*

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Abstract

Two patients who had failed outpatient treatment of depression were given electroconvulsive therapy while simultaneously being treated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Both were administered propofol-alfentanil anesthesia without complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-122
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of ECT
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 22 2004

Keywords

  • Alfentanil
  • Drug interactions
  • MAOIs
  • Morphine
  • Opioids
  • Propofol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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