general anesthesia- IV agents

thiopental

use
analgesia?
route
s/e

induction only, not used as sole anesthetic (*used with N2O*)
no
IV
redistributes to other tissues leading to toxicity

propofol

use
analgesic?
quality of recovery
route
s/e

IV anesthesia
yes
excellent
IV *drip* (continuous)
venous irritant, used with lidocaine

ketamine

use (3)
type of anesthesia
MOA
s/e
contraindication

anesthesia, analgesia, and amnesia
dissociative (*analgesia, catalepsy, amnesia*)
non competitive glutamate NMDA receptor antagonist
emergence phenomenon (*bad dreams*)
pts with psych history