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Will marijuana or alcohol use have an effect on local anesthesia?

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Probably not: Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.

Answered 12/19/2017

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No: The short answer is no, however, during certain outpatient procedures, something called a twilight anesthesia is sometimes used and your doctor needs to know if you are a regular user or abuser of alcohol as there could be some interactions and precautions.

Answered 9/28/2015

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Dr. Richard Pollard answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

No: However, i would be remiss in not mentioning that these drugs are not very good for you.

Answered 4/24/2015

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Not at all: These drugs will not have any effect on local anesthesia.

Answered 3/19/2016

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