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Iv Sedation During Early Pregnancy
It depends: There are many different drugs that can be given for IV sedation; also everybody requires slightly different doses of those drugs depending on the extent surgery, patient's condition, etc. Therefore, there is a wide range of how one feels after IV sedation from refreshed to feeling drunk to really sleepy. (sorry there is no simple answer). ...Read more
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Ask surgeon: There are many different levels of sedation possible. However, with the type of sedation done in the dental office, if you are aware during the procedure, you also can move and talk. You didn't feel pain because you also had local anesthesia. This question would be one you would want to ask your oral surgeon/dentist. ...Read more
I am having an upper gi, have had trouble with IV sedation being effective. I got agitated during dental work. I told the doc, can it happen again?
Possibly: No every IV drug works for the same for everyone. While the drug (s) you got for your dentistry may work for the vast majority of people, it may not be the drug for you. Find out what they used for your dental treatment and let them know before your upper gi. You can be sedated, it is just a matter of using the right drugs in the right amounts. ...Read more
Anyone qualified: And certified as trained to provide IV sedation, ICU & er physicians, nurse practioners and nuses in presence of qualified physicians. ...Read more
Should be Minimal: Aside from the laws, boards, and other political issues, the actual sedation should be very similar as safety is very important and guidelines should be very similar. ...Read more
Up to you: And your doctor. Some doctors offer it, others do not. If you are worried you will move because you are anxious when the injection is happening, I would suggest you get sedation. This injection is one where being still is of utmost importance. ...Read more
Can someone develop tinnitus if given a lot of IV sedation for a procedure? Are one of the side effects of sedation tinnitus.
Not typically: Tinnitus during a procedure done under sedation may likely be related to absorption of local anesthetics. Ringing in the ears and/or a metallic taste in the mouth may be an early sign of high systemic local anesthetic concentrations. Sedatives by themselves are not known to cause tinnitus. ...Read more
Is dental IV sedation safe fot me as I am taking clopridogel. Ramipril mirtazipine. Zantecand trimithorprim?
Yes: Though people with significant will require medical clearnce and pre-operative instructions. ...Read more
Too much: We don't recommend IV sedation for simple extractions, may be in the case of a special patient (medically compromised or uncooperative ones). If you are having several surgical or impacted extractions, then you could opt for the more expensive option, but you should always try to choose the safest procedure such as nitrous oxide (laughing gas). ...Read more
Moderate sedation: American society of anesthesiologists defined "conscious sedation" like this: it is a state if mind where there is purposeful* response to verbal or tactile stimulation, as far as the airway there is no intervention required to maintain it, there is adequate spontaneous ventilation (breathing is ok), and cardiovascular function is usually maintained. In short, patient is sleepy and heart;lungs ok. ...Read more
Sedation: If you are seeking alternate routes of sedation : oral rectal transdermal and intramuscular routes exist. ...Read more
You are out: Totally out cold and asleep.Get a more detailed answer ›
Anesthesia for D&E: Usually, in a patient of normal height and weight without gerd, this procedure is done under mac (monitored anesthesia care) anesthesia that often involves versed (benzodiazepine), fentanyl (synthetic narcotic) and Propofol (sedative/induction agent. All standard monitors are in place and supplemental oxygen is used. ...Read more
No I can't: Iv sedation can be mild, like being drunk. Moderate, like black-out drunk. Or deep, where you are breathing but may need some help to do so. Virtually all people will not have memory of deep sedation. But we know your brain can still learn things under general anesthesia. So it is never a gaurantee. ...Read more
Very Different: Local anesthesia involves injection of numbing medication into an area requiring surgery. As the name implies, it is only effective in this local area. Iv sedation describes the intravenous administration of medication to relax and sedate a surgical patient. These two techniques are complementary to one another and often used together. ...Read more
Sedation: The medications used to induce sedation via IV or inhalation have different properties and affect patients differently depending on their state of health and other medical problems. Which one is best depends on the procedure being performed and your medical history. ...Read more
IV vs GA.: There are 4 levels of sedation, the "deepest" is general anesthesia. A very detailed answer is at https://www. Asahq. Org/for-members/clinical-information/~/media/for%20members/documents/standards%20guidelines%20stmts/continuum%20of%20depth%20of%20sedation. Ashx. ...Read more
Anesthesia: Sedation involves a state of mental relaxation. General anesthesia involves mental unconsciousness and physical nonreaction to painful stimulus. ...Read more
Barbiturates are only rarely used for IV sedation and are only used by very few people.
Thirty years ago the situation was different. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I am having IV sedation for an hour long procedure is it safe to do so while experiencing minor congestion?
It is probably safe: Not ideal but difficult to schedule procedures in perfect circumstances. ...Read more
Is the medicine used in IV Sedation same as General Anesthesia. Can you please explain the differences between these 2 procedures.
Moderate Sedation/ Analgesia ("Conscious Sedation")
A drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands.
A drug-induced loss of consciousness during which patients are not arousable, even by painful stimulation. ...Read more
Stent removal: Not all urologists give sedation for stent removal. If it is given, it's usually conscious sedation with versed. ...Read more
Extremely safe: And predictable when administrated by a certified and specially-trained dentist. Actually, it’s even safer than some local anaesthetic on its own. If concerned, ask your dentist for more information. Good luck. ...Read more
Possibly: Anxiolysis is a continuum fm light sedation to general anesthesia. Depending on the technique sedation ranges fm light to moderate to deep to general anesthesia. Some people do very well with light sedation others are more difficult actually having a harder time trying to cooperate thereby requiring more sedation. As sedation requirements increase the likely hood of general anesthesia is greater. ...Read more
Depends: Usually versed and and IV pain med, but it depends upon what the ortho doc and anesthesiologist are used to. ...Read more
Better?: I have been practicing and removing teeth for over 35 years. The vast majority only require local anesthesia. For many I also administer nitrous oxide\oxygen analgesia (sweet air-laughing gas). That's all that is really necessary. For some patient they want or require IV sedation and that's fine if necessary. Inhalation sedation is not used very much for extractions. Discuss with an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Nausea: Sedation, disorientation, disinhibition.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 weeks ago I had IV sedation but ever since I've had a headache feel sick and dizzy but are the symptoms because of having the sedation?
I'm having IV sedation tomorrow at 2:30pm for endometrial ablation. Rn said no food after 6:30am but my paperwork says 6:30pm. How long do I need to fast?
8 hours: The longer the better. The norm is nothing after midnight for a procedures, so 6:30 am for 230 pm should work but the goal is an empty stomach. So if you can handle it don't eat after dinner. ...Read more
I want Vaser Lipo, and I read it's good to have iv sedation, but I'm on 150 mg lamotrigine and 20 mg abilify, (aripiprazole) is this safe, it's not a local anestheti?
Depends: Where would you have surgery? I would recommend having your procedure done at the hospital, or a surgical center with anesthesiology available. They can review your medications and make sure there are no concerns in terms of interactions. The other option is to have the procedure under local anesthesia if you don't mind being AWAKE the whole time. ...Read more
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