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Can someone develop tinnitus if given a lot of IV sedation for a procedure? Are one of the side effects of sedation tinnitus.

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

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Does clozapram cause side effects besides sleepyness/sedation?

Does clozapram cause side effects besides sleepyness/sedation?

That is main result: Those are the main side effects of clonazepam. There could be some dry mouth and all benzodiazepines can be addicting, with long term use. ...Read more

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What are the side effects / long term effects of sedation in a 3 yo kid?

What are the side effects / long term effects of sedation in a 3 yo kid?

Depends on the med: Sedation in a 3yo is generally well tolerated when used in the basically healthy child. The term sedation has a variable meaning, with a bit of benedryl making some groggy to the gas anesthesia that puts them in deep sedation. Side effects depend on the med & how fast it leaves their system. ...Read more

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I'm going to have versed general sedation is there side effects from that?

I'm going to have versed general sedation is there side effects from that?

Sleepiness, mainly: Versed (midazolam) is a medication in the same family as valium. It helps relax you and provides sedation for procedures such as endoscopy or minor surgery. It can be used before general anesthesia as a premedication to help you relax. Usually the only effects are drowsiness and amnesia. If you are having general anesthesia, other drugs will be needed in addition. ...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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Take 2.5mg zyprexa to slow racing OCD thoughts. Also 50mg pristiq (desvenlafaxine). Sedation side effects (sleep 10.5 hours). I exercise and watch diet. Risks?

Take 2.5mg zyprexa to slow racing OCD thoughts. Also 50mg pristiq (desvenlafaxine). Sedation side effects (sleep 10.5 hours). I exercise and watch diet. Risks?

Risks: It sounds like you may be over-sedated with your medications, and you may need an adjustment in dose. If you're keeping your food plan contained and are exercising, the risks of weight gain and type ii diabetes are less than they would be otherwise. This could become harder to manage as you age. Avoid processed foods; focus on lean protein, veggies, fruits, complex carbs, healthy fats, etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are there alternatives to IV sedation?

Sedation: If you are seeking alternate routes of sedation : oral rectal transdermal and intramuscular routes exist. ...Read more

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What kind of IV sedation is used for a spinal block?

What kind of IV sedation is used for a spinal block?

It varies: It will depend on the practitioner and your level of anxiety. Typically, an anxiolytic such as midazolam will be used, perhaps in combination with a low dose narcotic such as fentanyl. ...Read more

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Can IV sedation be given by someone other than an anesthesiolgist?

Can IV sedation be given by someone other than an anesthesiolgist?

Anyone qualified: And certified as trained to provide IV sedation, ICU & er physicians, nurse practioners and nuses in presence of qualified physicians. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between IV sedation in the uk and in the us?

Is there a difference between IV sedation in the uk and in the us?

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

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I'm getting cavities filled, getting an IV sedation. Is this really necessary?

I'm getting cavities filled, getting an IV sedation. Is this really necessary?

Usually not: Cavities can often be filled without any anesthesia or sedation. In most cases, local anesthesia is sufficient. ...Read more

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What is IV sedation?

What is IV sedation?

There are 3 kinds: There are 3 levels of intravenous sedation: "conscious", "moderate", and "deep". With conscious sedation, a patient is awake and just has a little medication to relax and help with discomfort. With moderate sedation, the patient may doze off. Deep sedation is not much different from general anesthesia, and carries many of the same risks; the provider must be trained in anesthesiology. ...Read more

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Could I feel pain when having IV sedation?

Could I feel pain when having IV sedation?

Yes: Conscious sedation will help minimize the discomfort during a procedure. Medications are given to erase the memory of the pain. Conscious sedation cannot guarantee total amnesia. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about conscious IV sedation?

Can you tell me about conscious IV sedation?

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

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How will I feel during and after an IV sedation?

How will I feel during and after an IV sedation?

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