San Antonio, TX
A 41-year-old male asked:
What is the typical sedative given during an angiogram? will i be awake? remember afterwards? also should i take my low dose aspirin that day?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 44 years experience
Take your aspirin: Typical sedatives include: benadryl, (diphenhydramine) valium, (orally) and/or versed by intravenous. You will be awake but relaxed. If you're not relaxed, ask for more sedation. You generally will remember afterwards because the doses used are low (because angiograms are not painful).
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