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Dr. L. Collins
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Anesthetic Sedative (Overview)

Anesthetic sedatives are a kind of anesthetic agent.


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The side effects/what happens after i've had anesthetic and also took a sedative?

The side effects/what happens after i've had anesthetic and also took a sedative?

Depends: It all depends on what kind of anesthetic. A local anesthetic? If so, there is no problem with the sedative. If you had a general anesthetic, the drugs could be synergistic or potentiate each other's effects so caution should be used. ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins
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Anesthetic Sedative (Overview)

Anesthetic sedatives are a kind of anesthetic agent.


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Anesthetics and sedatives: toxic or protective for the developing brain?

Anesthetics and sedatives: toxic or protective for the developing brain?

Anesthetic: Gases show some inconclusive evidence of mildly impaired intellectual capacity in children who had anesthesia as infants, but the illness requiring surgery may itself be the cause. So the answer is maybe, but no one knows for sure how much. ...Read more

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Anesthetics and sedatives: toxic or protective for the developing brain?

Anesthetic: Gases show some inconclusive evidence of mildly impaired intellectual capacity in children who had anesthesia as infants, but the illness requiring surgery may itself be the cause. So the answer is maybe, but no one knows for sure how much. ...Read more

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The side effects/what happens after i've had anesthetic and also took a sedative?

Depends: It all depends on what kind of anesthetic. A local anesthetic? If so, there is no problem with the sedative. If you had a general anesthetic, the drugs could be synergistic or potentiate each other's effects so caution should be used. ...Read more

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To take the pain away of the shot for an ingrown toenail is it better to ask for an oral sedative or a topical anesthetic?

Topical can help: Using a topical anesthetic cream such as Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) can help make the procedure more comfortable. One can put the cream on at home, about an hour before the procedure. Somebody else can do the driving to and from the doctor's office. Discuss such options with the doctor ahead of time. ...Read more

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Why do you take oral anesthetics?

Why do you take oral anesthetics?

I dunno!: You need to be a little bit more specific with your question. However, most people take them due to baby's teething issues, denture sore spots, or relief from canker sores. But why do you take oral anesthetics? I dunno! ...Read more

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Will the endoscopist give me anesthetic?

Will the endoscopist give me anesthetic?

Possible, but $$?: Many endoscopists use anesthesia services for endoscopy. Some just give some mild drugs themselves, but many prefer to have Propofol given by an anesthesiologist. This may or may not be fully covered by your insurance. ...Read more

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Could you buy an anesthetic that knocks you out?

No: This can only be obtained illegally unless you are a physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anesthetic?

What is the definition or description of: anesthetic?

Cause anesthesia: Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation to a limited area. ...Read more

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Sedative (Definition)

A sedative is a medication that induces calm, relaxation, and usually, decreases anxiety. Sedatives - especially at higher doses - can induce sleep. The sleep-inducing attribute is more correctly called "hypnotic". Not surprisingly, most medications produce more than one specific effect. Therefore, one sedative may dominate in the reduction of anxiety and ...Read more


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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more