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Does marijuana cause a reaction with anesthesia?

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Dr. Neil Ellis answered

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It can compound the affect of anesthesia. Smokers in general tolerate intubation less well than non smokers. Tell your anesthesiologist about your use.

Answered Sep 27, 2013

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Dr. John Sampson answered

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Yes, there are interactions and if you have recently taken marjuana you need to inform your anesthesia provider.

Answered May 8, 2016

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