A 38-year-old female asked:
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is it normal to have a headache and dizziness after colonoscopy and gastroscopy? they used versed and fentanyl

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Dehydration: It can happen, both the versed and fentanyl can lower your blood pressure. Plus with all the fluid losses from the prep, you can be dehydrated and lose electrolytes. Sometimes, this can get better faster with pedialyte or just some more rest.
Answered on Jun 20, 2018
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Dizziness : After versed and fentanyl is normal and short lived. Nothing to worry about.
Answered on Sep 4, 2018
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