A 36-year-old female asked:
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what are sedation drugs commonly used in colonoscopy?my bp dropped from 113/70 to 70/40 and nurse said i passed out.is it likely due to drug reaction?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Colonoscopy : BP drops with colonoscopy are not unusual. The neuroleptanalgesia used can easily cause BP drops.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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