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Control Substance: Propofol

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The anesthetic, Propofol is now on the controlled substance list in Alabama.

The proper use of Propofol is to quickly sedate an individual in preparation for surgery.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, its potential for misuse led to the scheduling or restriction of this fast-acting drug.

Propofol is the anesthetic that is said to have caused the death of pop star, Michael Jackson.