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Side Effects Of Local Anaesthetic At Dentists
Dose: At small doses, not really many. At toxic doses, can see seizure or heart arrythmia. A careful practitioner can use this drug very safely and effectively and recognize signs of trouble early. Other side effects depend on area being blocked or additives (epinephrine, preservative). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Regional anesthesia: Regional anesthesia is extremely safe and commonly used during labor and delivery. At my institution the epidural rate is nearly 90%. We are careful to use as low doses of local anesthetic and opioid combinations. The common effects seen are decreased sensation and motor strength in the lower extremities (expected) and occasionally a decreased blood pressure (also expected) which we treat prn. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Many side effects: The side effects are many but fortunately short lived. Probably the most significant is post operative nausea in the immediate period after surgery, this is treatable. Prolonged "grogginess", confusion in the elderly, sleepiness, sore throat(transient) are other side effects. It is important to know that these are typically absent on day two. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Names of typical/common drugs/steroids used for general anesthesia in outpatient sinus surgery? Any risk of cancer side effects or other side effects?
Anesthesia meds: For a general anesthetic, you may receive intravenous medications such as midazolam, fentanyl, and propofol. You also may receive inhaled medications such as nitrous oxide or sevoflurane (administered with oxygen after you have fallen asleep under general anesthesia). Other medications may include anti-nausea drugs and steroids such as Hydrocortisone or dexamethasone. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Alcohol and local: No, it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sensitivity: The only real side effect to teeth whitening is sensitivity, which usually is just the day of, but may last for up to 24 hours. Many patients experience none at all, and others will feel what we call "zingers" the day of. Another doctor answered that it takes a few hours, but usually, in-office whitening is about a 45 - 60 minute procedure, depending on what system is used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: Local anesthetic is always the safest. However, for healthy people, anesthesia procedures in an oral surgeon's office is statistically very safe. Most surgeons use a deep sedation or general anesthetic technique. In my office, general anesthesia is preferred because i can use medications that are short acting and make you feel good and alert instead of nauseated and sleepy afterwards. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Will doing rhino and septoplasty at sametime under only local anesthesia pose risks like anesthesia toxicitity?
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
Block & Infiltration: There are essentially 2-types of local anesthesia delivery. 1. Block- this is where a larger area is anesthetized using a single injection location. This is used many times in the lower jaw. 2. Infiltration- this is where only certain teeth are anesthetized, usually 1-3, and occurs more often in the upper jaw. There is also topical anesthesia, which is primarily used in hygiene for cleanings. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Painless shots : No one gets excited about the thought of a dental injection, in fact, that is one of the main reasons people avoid coming to the dentist. I would be lying if i said all injections are pain-free, but measures can be taken to make injections almost completely painless. I apply a topical anesthetic to injection site, use child size needle, and most importantly administer the anesthetic very slowly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For bone metastases what are the benefits and costs of local infiltration of anesthetic over palliative radiation?
Talk to an expert: Radiation oncologists are experts in the treatment of bone metastases by radiation, and are the best doctors to answer this question for you. If pain is the chief problem, consult a pain specialist. Local infiltration with an anesthetic such as Lidocaine will provide only brief, temporary pain relief and is not a solution. The kind of cancer is important to know before treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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