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Side Effects Of Iv Sedation
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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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I am taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with minimal side effects only light sedation. Going to try hydroxyzine. Will I get more side effects than Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
You are out: Totally out cold and asleep.Get a more detailed answer ›