A member asked:

If i stop taking marijuana a week before wisdom teeth extraction, will i be okay under anesthesia? im not sure if it will be local or general anesthesia and if itll be through an iv. ive been using medical marijuana almost every day?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

You'll need to discuss this with the oral surgeon who will be administering the anesthesia. They need to know exactly what drugs you are using to avoid complications during the procedure.

Answered Jul 20, 2023


Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

Daily marijuana will persist in your body for at least 30 days after cessation. Do fully inform your doctors about this, as your anesthesia dosing may need adjustment. If necessary, hold off on the procedure for about 4 weeks.

Answered Jul 19, 2023



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