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Do laugh gas make you go to sleep

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernesto Pretto jr.
43 years experience Anesthesiology
You Don't: Inhalation of nitrous oxide (n2o) or laughing gas does not induce sleep. It is a mild analgesic that is used together with other anesthetics agents to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No knockout/no pbm: The trauma that knocks you out, even briefly, has produced a concussion.If the trauma wasn't enough to cause even brief loss of function is minor. A b ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) & clear cover: ~1 prior to planned IV likely=better option; greatly reduces local skin sensation; primary basis of discomfort. However, will need to plan & persi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
See below: Nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation is a safe and effective technique when administered by trained personnel on carefully selected patients. It has both a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
Laughing gas: Great question! laughing gas is nitrous oxide which has a good safety profile at the concentrations used in dental offices. This means you are seda ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Dantini
32 years experience Dentistry
Yes and No: Nitrous oxide acts like a sedative. Often it is given with surgical anesthetic "gas" to enhance the anesthesia. By itself, imposable to achieve safe ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Is there a question?: Your statement seems to contain both challenges and ideas for solving those challenges. You also seem very self-observant. Is there a specific questio ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Diazepam helps some people fall asleep but not all and the medication interferes with your natural sleep cycle. It is healthier to use other methods t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
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Dr. A V answered
17 years experience Neurology
Insomnia: Don't lay in bed awake. Go to another room that is darkened and do a non-stimulating activity such as reading. Avoid electronic devices including tv. ... Read More
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