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Acute respiratory distress syndrome

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 25, 2007
  • 10:49 AM

My grandfather has been diagnosed with ARDS. He is hospitalized and is now in the intensive care unit. He is unconscious since the past two days. The doctor says that he has been injected diprivan and this is the reason why he is unconscious. But for how long is he going to stay unconscious? It’s already more than 48 hrs and he has not woken up yet. I read that the side effects of diprivan are:
Uncontrolled muscle tremors
Inflammations and itchiness of the skin
Fits or convulsions
Breathing complications and anomalous heartbeat
Temporary unconsciousness
Throat inflammation
Severe feelings of pain or acute inflammation during injection of DiprivanBut has he not remained unconscious for too long? Has someone been injected diprivan? Do you know for how long is this temporary unconsciousness? I am afraid that his condition is becoming worse.

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