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Novocaine 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Are there alternatives using novocain (procaine) if the patient has a problem with "...Cain" drugs? Patients heart rate spikes when given novocain (procaine)
Dentist tried to drill tooth with anaesthesia without epinephrine but could feel it so stopped. Will anaesthesia with epinephrine be stronger?
Local anesthesia: Epinephrine is added to anesthesia to reduce bleeding & in this case have the effects of the anesthesia last longer. The specific type of anesthesia, the location of the tooth, your metabolism and the injection technique are what will effect how profound the anesthesia is. Anesthesia without epinephrine is used for short procedures and with epinephrine for longer procedures (&2 control bleeding) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cost of drug: Not much really! however, the cost of an injection of "novocaine" depends on who does it, what for and where! in a hospital it might cost a lot more than in an office. A specialist performing an intricate injection might charge several times more than a generalist injecting for a biopsy for example. ...Read more
Sometimes: We would love to be able to always give patients painless injections. Most often the pain is minimal. Depending on the type of injection and where it is given, some hurt more than others. Your dentist should use topical anesthetics to pre-numb the site and careful technique to minimize discomfort. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is there any medical reason for a dentist to give novocain (procaine) shots prior to general anesthesia?
When having past dental work, Novocain with epinephrine made made my heart race. Is it available without the epinephrine?
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