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what are the side effects of ether anesthesia

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Garcia
34 years experience Anesthesiology
Subtle but present: While research is ongoing, there is an increasing body of evidence showing long term exposure to even small amounts of any of the inhaled anesthetics, ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience Dentistry
Here are a few: The most common are elevated heart rate, extended numbness, and bruising. There are less well known ones but the commercials on tv have a list of abou ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Newman
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Regional anesthesia: Regional anesthesia is extremely safe and commonly used during labor and delivery. At my institution the epidural rate is nearly 90%. We are careful ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Many side effects: The side effects are many but fortunately short lived. Probably the most significant is post operative nausea in the immediate period after surgery, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Many: Nausea, vomiting, disorientation, sedation, constipation. All of these problems are self-limited and usually respond to fluids and medication.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Sleepiness, nausea: Nitrous oxide is a gas that can be used as a component of general anesthesia. It is a weak anesthetic in its own right, and is sometimes used in denta ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Long list: Most common would be rapid heart rate, dizziness, nervousness, tremor, burning at injection site.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Mainly sleepiness: Propofol is a medication given intravenously to produce sedation or sleep. It has become very popular since it has very few side effects; very little ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Memory loss: More prevalent among the elderly (individuals over 60) who have anesthesia-assisted surgeries, memory loss can manifest as confusion post-operatively ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
PENTOTHAL. EFFECTS: Some adverse effects on the heart; coughing & sneezing; itching & hives; anaphylactic shock; shivering.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Abramson
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Multiple: I think you mean narcotics, which are a class of very potent analgesic drugs. Common side-effects include constipation, nausea, itching, somnolence, ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Coughing (with injection only) skin rash less common redness, swelling, or pain at injection site with long-term use yellow e ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually none: General anesthesia is usually very safe and does not cause long term side effects.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
See this page.: Zelapar is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease.It's generic name is selegiline. Foods and some over the counter meds you eat may interact with t ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Betamethazone: Bethamethsone is a potent steroid that can affect multiple organ systems from high blood pressure, to cataracts, to thinning of skin and many more sid ... Read More
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Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Effects of heparin: In the short term, Heparin can cause bleeding and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (a dangerous allergic reaction causing low platelets and blood clot ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Sedation: This drug which is excellent for muscle spasms or spasticity can cause drowsiness, sedation, dry mouth or other symptoms.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Drowsiness,....: Dizziness, irritability, nervousness, headache, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, jaundice and, if you are allergic, a rash.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Many: We see drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, even occas vomiting, blurry vision, general fatigue, and rarely, liver toxicity, bone marrow suppression with an ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Temazepam: The main side effects of temazepam are drowsiness and sleepiness, as its usual purpose is for the temporary treatment of insomnia. In some cases it c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many: Dizziness; headache; nausea.And more severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mo ... Read More
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