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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin(e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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Severe neuro reactions to local anesthesia half of a small vial carbocaine separately also epinephrine TIA under gen anesth what is safe at dentist

Two Ideas: You may want to try to find a dentist with experience using the biolase iplus hard and soft tissue dental laser. With most patients, using this laser cavities can be cleaned and prepared for a dental restoration painlessly. If any drugs are to be used, with your history, then treatment in a hospital with a dental service is advisable, so appropriate medical assistance is available. ...Read more

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When should doctors use carbocaine with epinephrine and when without epinephrine?

Patient dependent: If the patient has an allergy to xylocaine or lidocaine, Carbocaine is commonly used with or without epinephrine. If a patient has a history of significant cardiovascular disease, Carbocaine without Epinephrine may be the preferred anesthetic. Carbocaine may also be used for patients who do not want a local anesthetic that has a short duration of action, or wears off quickly. ...Read more

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Would my allergy medicine react with novocain (procaine)?

Would my allergy medicine react with novocain (procaine)?

No: A reaction between you allery medication and dental novocaine (a brand name for dental anesthesia) should not happen. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the side effects of lidocaine with epinephrine as dental anaesthetic?

Side effects: Potentially serious: feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed; drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision; confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions); fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold; weak or shallow breathing, slow heart rate, weak pulse; or feeling like you might pass out. Less serious mild bruising, swelling numbness mild dizziness and nausea. ...Read more

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Not allergic to Lidocaine whats chances of been allergic to novacaine or other caine local anathetics used for dentistry?

Not allergic to Lidocaine whats chances of been allergic to novacaine or other caine local anathetics used for dentistry?

You are good: There were allergies to Novacaine, but that drug is probably not available anymore. Allergies to local anesthetics that dentist use are almost unknown. There are some allergies to local anesthetics in multi-dose vials, but dentists don't use those. ...Read more

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What are chances of having severe reaction with lidocaine to numb nose/throat for procedure? i had novocaine before, is novocaine and lidocaine same?

What are chances of having severe reaction with lidocaine to numb nose/throat for procedure? i had novocaine before, is novocaine and lidocaine same?

Unlikley: Novocaineand lidocaine are different members of the same family of anesthetics. There are reports of severe allergic reactions to these agents but they are very rare. In the hands of skilled physicians these agents are considered very safe. ...Read more

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Can i prevent tooth extraction pain with Valium and novocain (procaine)?

Can i prevent tooth extraction pain with Valium and novocain (procaine)?

Medication: Valium is an anti- anxiety medication which can help to relax you during the procedure. Local anesthetic (novacaine) will get the area numb so you will not feel any pain. ...Read more

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I have xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy what should be used for eye local anesthesia?

I have xylocaine (lidocaine) allergy what should be used for eye local anesthesia?

Talk to MD: There are other topical anesthetic agents that are not in the same class as xylocaine (lidocaine). Talk with your opthamologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Help please! is epipen (epinephrine) jr auto injectors used for all allergic reactions or just emergency reactions?

Limited use: The value of an Epipen (epinephrine) is its ability to help block a tragic evolving allergic reaction and provide time for a person to reach urgent followup care.It's effect is relatively short (hour or so).If you simply break out in hives as a food reaction, it could help some, but since the food will be processed in your body for days, a longer agent like Diphenhydramine or citirazine would be more benificial. ...Read more

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General anesthetic vs novocain, (procaine) what's the difference?

General anesthetic vs novocain, (procaine) what's the difference?

With Lidocaine..: .... You're not asleep, you're just numb. With a general anesthetic, you're asleep. ...Read more

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Can a doctor prescribe epipen (epinephrine) jr vs regular epipen (epinephrine) for an adult if they have a "mild anaphalactic" reaction?

Can a doctor prescribe epipen (epinephrine) jr vs regular epipen (epinephrine) for an adult if they have a "mild anaphalactic" reaction?

No: Epipens (epinephrine) are only used to treat severe allergic reactions. Which one the patient should use depends on the patients weight, not the severity of the allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Can novocain (procaine) have side effects afterwards?

Can novocain (procaine) have side effects afterwards?

Possibly: It depends on what you are asking. The normal side effects are numbness, loss of sensation in the area of injection. Depending on the type and what vasoconstrictor was used there could be other side effects. ...Read more

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Can novocain (procaine) have side effects after?

Can novocain (procaine) have side effects after?

Sometime...: Novocain (procaine) side effects are rare. Some are temporary tingling, numbness and pain around the injection site. Most of these usually go away with time. More severe side effects-- anaphalactic shock, irregular heart rate with pain, anxiety (fainting), nausea, need to be reported to your dentist or emergency room. There are other anesthetics other than novacain that have more side effects. ...Read more

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Epinephrine (Definition)

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Procaine (Definition)

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