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Sedation Used For Colonoscopy
No sedation: Sedation is not used for refractory vomiting as there would be danger of the sedated patient aspirating her vomitus which could be lethal. Rather, antiemetics and/or nasogastric intubation are used. We try not to sedate the patient or induce drowsiness unless a nasogastric tube is draining the stomach contents. ...Read more
Any laxative can!: The goal of the prep is to eliminate stool. Diet plays an important role- avoiding fruits and vegetables for a couple of days helps. Then the laxatives come in. Everyone is different in response to laxatives. Doctors find "preps" they like- if you follow their instructions, you should have a complete exam. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strong med: Fentanyl is a very potent opiate pain med and I wouldn't advise using it for a procedure unless you are already on it, and familiar with dosage and have significant pain. If you have left over meds from prior surgery, taking it again could kill you as you no longer have the same tolerance. This is how opiate abusers accidentally overdose after a period of abstinence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is concious sedetion for a colonoscopy not recommended for people w anxiety disorder? Full sedation best? Propofol ?
IV Sedation VS Nitrous Oxide Sedation with Local Anesthetic Which one you would use, safer, popular for dental implant on back teeth.
Here's helpful link: ...and video: http://www.suprepkit.com/dose-instruction.htm (in English and Spanish versions) ...Read more
Small amounts: It would be hard to use Propofol for light sedation. It is the drug we reach for when requiring deep sedation which means that the patient is not responsive to verbal stimuli. There is a fine line between deep sedation and general anesthesia ( airway is easily obstructed unless someone is there to maintain patency). One can look up dosages but everyone is different and require different amounts. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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