Which of the following anaesthetic agents can induce epilepsy?
Correct answer: A. Sevoflurane
Enflurane and Sevoflurane can induce epilepsy.
- The effect is much more pronounced with Enflurane.
- Tip to remember: Enflurane = Epilepsy (both start with E).
- Enflurane can also increase the intracranial pressure.
- Isoflurane can cause coronary steal syndrome.
- Methoxyflurane is nephrotoxic and can cause high output renal failure.