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Teeth getting pulled. Will halcion (triazolam) work for sedation?

Teeth getting pulled. Will halcion (triazolam) work for sedation?

Probably not: Halcion (triazolam) is a benzodiazepine, but it is designed and marketed for sleep. It is used for other purposes, but is not likely to provide the effect you want. Consult with your dentist about this. ...Read more

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Tranquilizer (Definition)

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Is triazolam used for wisdom teeth extractions?

Is triazolam used for wisdom teeth extractions?

Sometimes: Triazolam is a quick acting drug with a short duration that is sometimes used to reduce anxiety prior to some medical procedures such as extraction of third molars. Your oral surgeon should review your sedation options with you prior to your extraction visit. ...Read more

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Doesextracting 1 bicuspid tooth (premolar) for an overbite cause negative effects?

Doesextracting 1 bicuspid tooth (premolar) for an overbite cause negative effects?

UnilateralExtraction: Unfortunately, the unilateral extraction of a bicuspid may cause mid-line shift during space closure. Therefore, premolars are normally extracted bilaterally. ...Read more

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What benzodiazepine is stronger: klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan (lorazepam)?

What benzodiazepine is stronger: klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan (lorazepam)?

They differ: Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting but takes just slightly longer to start working. Ativan works quicker but clears from your system quicker then Klonopin (clonazepam) although it can stay in your system for a while. ...Read more

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Is daytime (conscious) jaw clenching a common side effect of either Ambien (zolpidem) or Prozac?

Is daytime (conscious) jaw clenching a common side effect of either Ambien (zolpidem) or Prozac?

Jaw clenching : Prozac can cause jaw clenching while ambien (zolpidem) is more prone to cause bruxism or grinding of the teeth ...Read more

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Halcion (triazolam) is like ativan?

Halcion (triazolam) is like ativan?

Both are benzos: Both Halcion (triazolam) and Ativan belong to the same pharmaceutical family - benzodiazepine. They differ in their half-life, and whether their metabolizes or break down products are active. ...Read more

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Is clonazapam a tranquilizer?

Is clonazapam a tranquilizer?

Anxiolytic: Clonazepam belongs to a therapeutic class of drugs called anxiolytics. It is chemically classified as a benzodiazepine. In regular doses it is normally used to control seizures. It has a tranquilizing effect as well. ...Read more

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Chipped central incisor tooth, what to do?

Chipped central incisor tooth, what to do?

Call ur dentist: There are a number of options available, including a simple bonding to veneers or even a crown. It all depends on how broken down the tooth is. Have your dentist make that determination. ...Read more

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Will Valium and halcion (triazolam) sedate me for a root canal?

Don't use either...: Ask your dentist before having the work done. The dentist may feel it is appropriate to check with your tpt (trusted primary physician), as well as which particular medicine to take before, or the night before. (halcion is an older sedative used for sleep; Valium is an old anxiolytics; both these names are brand names. These plus xanax, (alprazolam) serax, Ativan etc r all in diazepam family of drugs. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal and impacted canine tooth operation! how much does it cost?

Wisdom teeth removal and impacted canine tooth operation! how much does it cost?

Depends: The total fee may depend on where you live, whether or not you are insured, if the procedure is an eligible procedure covered under your insurance, the position of the teeth, type of anesthesia provided, where your surgery is performed, as well as the surgeon performing your surgery. You may also incur a charge for a consultation visit as well as any necessary x-rays. ...Read more

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I'm frightened of flying will diazepam (valium) help?

I'm frightened of flying will diazepam (valium) help?

Yes, but no alcohol: Diazepam will help to deal with anxiety about flying. Do not take with alcohol. It would also be helpful to have a guided imagery recording on your ipod, which will help you to relax more naturally. If you must fly often, you should consider working with a therapist to de-sensitize yourself and work on your phobia. ...Read more

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I have a misaligned jaw (receding jaw, overbite) + crowded teeth.. If my dentist ask for extracting 4 teeth, is he categorized as tradtional orthodon?

I have a misaligned jaw (receding jaw, overbite) + crowded teeth.. If my dentist ask for extracting 4 teeth, is he categorized as tradtional orthodon?

No: Requesting tooth extractions does not qualify a dentist as an orthodontic specialist. A 10, 000+ hour post-dental school residency in orthodontics is required. An orthodontist will only do orthodontics, not cleanings, fillings, caps, etc. As an adult, with jaws that are no longer growing, you need the services of an orthodontic specialist. ...Read more

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Will Valium and halcion (triazolam) sedate me enough for a root canal?

Will Valium and halcion (triazolam) sedate me enough  for a root canal?

Be careful!: These medications are both sedating and potentially addictive. Always always always ask your personal physician what medicines to take and when. The dentist should make sure you are sedated not you. Ask the dentist the specific plans he/she has to make you comfortable during and after the procedure. Then, only take what is prescribed for you. ...Read more

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Is crowning short molars risky?

Depends: This is a clinical decision made by your dentist, following some guidelines that your dentist is familiar with. ...Read more

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What is a better sedation for dental teeth removal? Laughing gas (nitrous oxides), or a fast acting benzodiaza?

What is a better sedation for dental teeth removal? Laughing gas (nitrous oxides), or a fast acting benzodiaza?

Either: Both are possible treatments for sedation. Be sure that the dentist and dental team are properly trained. If you can do the procedure with nitrous oxide, i'd recommend that but if that is not enough and you need more sedation, then conscious sedation may be needed. Both are options with nitrous being safer but both are safe with properly trained individuals. ...Read more

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What sleeping pill should I replace -- halcion, (triazolam) melatonin?

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What sleeping pill should I replace -- halcion, (triazolam) melatonin?

Halcion (triazolam): Is an older hypnotic now replaced with newer sleep medications due to effect on memore, such as Ambien or lunesta (eszopiclone). You can try melatonin after you consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can your bite or teeth be so sensitive that any chip or adjustment throw off all the balance? Had front tooth chip 2 place. Grind, bonded. Ssri, geodon (ziprasidone)

Can your bite or teeth be so sensitive that any chip or adjustment throw off all the balance? Had front tooth chip 2 place. Grind, bonded. Ssri, geodon (ziprasidone)

Sure.: This spot that you had ground on could had been your favorite sub conscience spot. And you chipped it. The dentist tried to fix the spot and make it better but if this is where you mouth rested then you might need the area adjusted to get closer to where you want it to be. If your bit is off temporarily due to being open for your treatment then that too should pass. ...Read more

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Is versed (midazolam) for wisdom teeth extraction considered general anesthetic?

Is versed (midazolam) for wisdom teeth extraction considered general anesthetic?

No: Midazolam (versed) is a powerful but relatively short-acting benzodiazepine used for sedation before surgery. It is not an anesthetic agent. Other medications are used for general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can psychotropic medications like buspirone, quetiapine, lamtical and cymbalta (duloxetine) cause tooth decay/ loose?

Can psychotropic medications like buspirone, quetiapine, lamtical and cymbalta (duloxetine) cause tooth decay/ loose?

Indirectly, yes.: The medications you're taking can cause dry mouth, which can in turn result in higher tooth decay and gum disease among other things. This is a good time to connect with your dentist about your medical care & medications; determine if extra steps need to be taken to manage challenges before they become problems. Be well :-). ...Read more

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