What Drug Killed Michael Jackson?

What Drug Killed Michael Jackson?
What Drug Killed Michael Jackson?

What Drug Killed Michael Jackson? Propofol!

On Jun. 25, 2009, American singer Michael Jackson died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication at his home on North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. Propofol is a short-acting drug that puts an individual asleep during general anesthesia for surgery and other medical purposes by slowing down one’s nervous system and activeness. Sometimes referred to as ‘milk of anesthesia,’ propofol is insoluble in water, and it consists of an oily, white solution that must be refrigerated before its use.

Propofol Use as a Sodium Thiopental replacement

Propofol was introduced as a replacement induction agent for sodium thiopental, a traditional barbiturate that is no longer in the market. Sodium thiopental is often used to execute individuals with fatal injections. Therefore, some countries and groups that resist the death sentence have piled up pressure on suppliers using legal means, among other methods.

Prppofol Killed Michael Jackson
Propofol

Propofol for Mild Sedation

Propofol is used at times for outpatient surgical procedures as it puts Individuals in a tired, subconscious state. It neither causes nausea nor vomiting, and its duration of action lasts between five to ten minutes and typically wears off fast. Slight loss of memory may also be incurred by a patient afterward.

Propofol Abuse

Like any other drug, propofol can be prone to abuse by individuals, causing lethal overdoses in some instances. However, research studies conducted on volunteers by the University of Utah, Division of Emergency Medicine doctors Courtney Wilson, Peter Canning, and E. Martin Cavarati showed that propofol gave anesthetic patients pleasant dreams.

What Drug Killed Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson is regarded to be one of the 20th century’s most influential cultural icons. Jackson was a best-selling American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He was born on Aug. 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana. Jackson was famous as a child when he belonged to his family’s own Motown group, The Jackson 5. He became their lead singer and moved on to his own solo career.

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