why color of propofol is milky please give scintific answer?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Diprivan (propofol) is a non-pyrogenic emulsion, chemically described as 2,6 disopropylphenol and has a molecular weight of 178.27. Propoful is formulated in a WHITE, oil in water emulsion. In addition to the active componenent propofol, it also contains soybean oil and disodium adetate, glycerol and sodium hydroxide to adjust pH.
- PangolinLv 71 decade ago
The drug is an emulsion - that means it is basically in a fat-based solution, so it is white.Source(s): I'm an anesthesiologist.