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Doctor insights on: New Drug To Reverse Effects Of Dentists Anesthesia

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Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more


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Why we doctor's so afraid of marijuana? An entire new class of medication with risk:benefit and LD50 superior to (?)all drugs. Politics > Science?

Why we doctor's so afraid of marijuana? An entire new class of medication with risk:benefit and LD50 superior to (?)all drugs. Politics > Science?

Both: While Marijuana is illegal in most states even medical use hence excluding most doctors in prescribing it. In some states it is legal medically and recreational in a few states. It is clear that Marijuana is helpful in anxiety, chronic pain, anorexia in aids and cancer. However this benefits must be weighed against the adverse effects including decreased response and altered cognition ...Read more

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Is there any particular group that will lose their eyesighr from taking ED drugs. And is that loss of eyesight reversed after drug wears off?

Is there any particular group that will lose their eyesighr from taking ED drugs. And is that loss of eyesight reversed after drug wears off?

Vision loss: Certain erectile dysfunction medications have been linked to vision changes. Most notably, some people have noted a blue tinge to their vision. There have been rare instances of susceptible individuals developing sudden irreversible vision loss associated with these medications. ...Read more

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Is Conscious oral sedation for dental procedure in children safe? They will be using demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)? Any risks?

Is Conscious oral sedation for dental procedure in children safe? They will be using demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?  Any risks?

Nothing is 100% safe: But, this is not something you need to fret over. Dentist w/ experience in the pediatric population are very experienced and - next to a parent - they have all the reasons in the world to be very careful. Ask for reassurance since your worries are important too - even if unneeded. Get instructions for before/after and good info. Best! ...Read more

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What filler materials are used in the drug revia or depade (naltrexone)?

What filler materials are used in the drug revia or depade (naltrexone)?

Revia (naltrexone) Ingredients:: Active: Naltrexone. Inactive Ingredients SILICON DIOXIDE CROSPOVIDONE HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (3 MPA.S) HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (6 MPA.S) LACTOSE MONOHYDRATE MAGNESIUM STEARATE CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 POLYSORBATE 80 FERRIC OXIDE RED FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW TITANIUM DIOXIDE ...Read more

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It possible to reverse the effects of novocaine/lidocaine/procaine?

It possible to reverse the effects of novocaine/lidocaine/procaine?

Yes: There is now a dental anesthetic reversal agent, oraverse, that can be used after your dental procedure has been completed. It is administered the same way as the Lidocaine is given, via injection. ...Read more

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Is the federal drug administration fda guilty of neglect for all these antiinglammatory drugs?

Is the federal drug administration fda guilty of neglect for all these antiinglammatory drugs?

All relative: Compared to other products that fda is not doing much to control, i would say people who worry about anti-inflammatories are barking up the wrong tree. Have you looked at the wild claims herbal supplements make on rows upon rows of store shelves recently? There are all kinds of joint, sex, brain, liver health promoting products. Are they as safe as anti-inflammatories? Fda has no data and no idea. ...Read more

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Can the amnesiac effects of zopiclone slowly become permanent? Also why is zopiclone not on the medication database?

Can the amnesiac effects of zopiclone slowly become permanent? Also why is zopiclone not on the medication database?

No: There are no reports of permanent amnesia. Zopiclone's active portion, Eszopiclone is available in the us as lunesta (eszopiclone). Zopiclone itself is not available in the us. ...Read more

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Can loss of communication skills drug side effects be reversed?

More information: Need more specifics to answer this question. Please feel free to email me at askdrscottnow@gmail.Com. ...Read more

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Will taking Valium the day before surgery reduce the effectiveness of the Midazolam used for anesthesia? What about narcotics (affect on fentanyl etc?

Will taking Valium the day before surgery reduce the effectiveness of the Midazolam used for anesthesia? What about narcotics (affect on fentanyl etc?

No: The valium the day before will not have an affect provided you are not a daily user. Patients who require daily valium will have a bit of a resistance to midazolam, its not a huge deal the midazolam isn't the main part of your anesthesia. As far as narcotics these work together. it will not have a major effect and your anesthesiologist should be easily capable of caring for your needs. ...Read more

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What are suitable premed candidates with strong anxiolytic effects, prior to GA before EGD?I have SEVERE phobia, to the point of transient psychosis

What are suitable premed candidates with strong anxiolytic effects, prior to GA before EGD?I have SEVERE phobia, to the point of transient psychosis

Xanax: Due to its more rapid action and shorter half life, xanax at 1mg taken 1/2 hour before the procedure is usually effective and is widely used for this purpose, assuming there is no allergy or other complication to using a benzodiazepine like xanax. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of triazolam (dentists use it for oral sedation)?

What are the side effects of triazolam (dentists use it for oral sedation)?

Side effects: 14% drowsiness, 10% headache, 8% dizziness, 5% nervousness, 5% nausea, 5% vomitting. Caution of use needed if patient is suicidal, drug dependence, sleep apnea, respiratory disease, impaired gag reflex. Please review with your dentist to evaluate what is est for you. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reverse the effects of procaine?

Is there any way to reverse the effects of procaine?

Time: Local anesthetics will wear off.....Depending on individual...Adrenaline prolngs the duration and reduces bleeding so it is used by dentists. ...Read more

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Will methadone cause any adverse reaction when having several teeth extracted under general anesthesia ?

Will methadone cause any adverse reaction when having several teeth extracted under general anesthesia ?

Should be no problem: As long as you are on a relatively stable dose of methadone, your anesthesiologist will be able to assess your needs and plan your anesthetic to ensure your safety and comfort. ...Read more

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Can an epipen (epinephrine) save you from the effects of date rape drugs?

Can an epipen (epinephrine) save you from the effects of date rape drugs?

Unfortunately, no: Epipens (epinephrine) can reverse life-threatening allergic reactions, not counter the pharmacological effects of drugs. Certain foods, stinging/biting insects, medications, and latex can set off allergic reactions -- including hives, itching, flushing, and swelling of the lips, tongue, and roof of mouth; throat & chest tightness, etc. Date rape drugs cause entirely different effects -- unless you're allergic. ...Read more