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what are the health risks for sedation? are there long term health risks due to heavy sedation?

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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Short term : Risks include hypotension and respiratory depression. You should be properly monitored and the medication should be administered by a dedicated, well trained physician. The only long term risks relate directly to complications experienced during the procedure.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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