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Dr. Al Hegab
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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. Al Hegab
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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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Would you please help describe the usual ways of administering anesthetic?

Would you please help describe the usual ways of administering anesthetic?

Multiple options: Most commonly, general anesthesia utilizes multiple drugs to induce unconsciousness. Typically, intravenous drugs are used initially and inhaled agents are added to maintain anesthesia. Other options include spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, nerve blocks and local anesthesia (infiltrating the affected area with an agent such as lidocaine). ...Read more

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What do sedative pills do?

What do sedative pills do?

A lot: they calm you down; they can put you to sleep; do not take a lot of them, because you can stop breathing, can have seizures and many other unpleasant consequences. Take only what your doctor prescribed. Your doctor will explain how to use the pills. Good luck ...Read more

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Is general anesthetic safe?

Extremely low risks.: Anesthesiology has become the 'poster child' of improved safety in medicine. The risks directly attributed to anesthesia alone are now so low that they become hard to estimate. Latest estimates put the risk of major morbidity or mortality at one in several hundred thousand. Much lower than the risk of being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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What is a general anesthetic?

What is a general anesthetic?

Induces anesthesia: A general anesthetic is a molecule that when given to a patient induces a state of general anesthesia characterized by unconsciousness, amnesia and often immobility. General anesthetics are usually in IV or inhaled gas form. ...Read more

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What sedative make you disoriented?

What sedative make you disoriented?

All : Sedatives can cause disorientation. Try not to take anything too strong or in high doses without consulting first with your physician. ...Read more

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What are some potent, local anesthetics?

Local: Marcaine , lidocaine the strength depends on the concentration as how quickly and how large a nerve can be blocked ...Read more

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What is the strongest sedative you can buy?

Not sure: OTC sedatives are going to primarily be antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Anything else will require a doctors prescription and close monitoring ...Read more

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Are anesthetic drugs considered a biohazard?

Yes: They need to be disposed of properly and should only be used in a facility that adheres to the proper guidelines of safe use and disposal. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sedative?

What is the definition or description of: sedative?

Relaxation meds: 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 another in inducing sleepiness. ...Read more

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What sedative is there available that is not addicted?

Hydroxyzine 25 mg: Take as needed 25 mg up to 3 times a day. If you find that this dose is too sedative for you take only half of a tablet= 12.5 mg. Otc medication that can also help is benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 25 mg tabl. Taken in the same dose and way as the hydoxyzine. Ganapentin (neurontin) 300 mg up to three times a day cand do it too but you would need a prescription. ...Read more

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


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