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Versed And Pregnancy
Low BP, apnea, etc.: Midazolam/versed is a fast acting medication (related to benzodiazepines) that works on the gaba receptors. Used peri-operatively to produce sedation and retrograde amnesia (helps you forget pain). Because it has a short half-life (1.5 to 3 hours), it is often preferred over diazepam. Side effects can include oxygen desaturation, lowered blood pressure, respiratory depression, and GI distress. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
OCD vs OCPD: Ocpd is a personality structure characterized by certain dysfunctional beliefs, hoarding, extreme "moral" views, problems relating and more. Not the same as ocd, but often related. Thrapists with skill in this area are best. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches can be effective. The person needs to come to realize that they have a problem and commit to treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could be one: Versed (midazolam) is a strong benzodiazepine tranquilizer given in supervised medical settings before medical/surgical procedures (or childbirth) to reduce anxiety ; cause sedation. It is available as an injection or orally, and the latter has been reported as a date-rape drug. Such use is both illegal and very dangerous even if sexual assault does not occur — ; much more so if it does. ...Read more
No: Versed will cause no problems. Of critical importance is pre-procedure preparation. If you have not had surgery to completely remove the tumor, adequate treatment with Alpha blockers (ex. Phentolamone) followed by adequate beta receptor blockade (ex. Propranolol) is absolutely crucial prior to undergoing any procedure. If you have a procedure inadequately treated, severe hypertension can result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start w/your: primary care doc. You can also contact your local / state medical association. If you have a teaching hospital in your area you may find the professional you need there but a referral will probably be necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Withdrawal syndrome of versed and fentanyl postoperative in baby is it associated with loss if appetite and weight ?
Hello Egypt: Withdrawal from meds taken during surgery, not going to cause weight loss, decreased appetite. Pray your baby is restored to health. Any concerns you can discuss with the anesthesiologist there who gave the medicine. It is a very scary time for you. If surgery is prolonged or use of medicine is prolonged, then it's a different issue and can cause withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more
If you tolerate a procedure well yet are irritable while versed is wearing off, is this a paradoxical reaction, a rebound effect or a normal reaction?
Could be either.: Versed is a rapid acting benzodiazepine sedative. As such, it has all the qualities of similar drugs. Post procedure pain, other medications given during the procedure, the root cause of the procedure cold all have a bearing on your mental state in recovery. Be sue that this fact gets into your medical record, and be extra careful if you are prescribed a benzodiazepine or similar medication.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Versed, the trade name for the generic midazolam, is a benzodiazepine drug, used to break status epilepticus (where seizures are continuous and uncontrollable). So, yes, midazolam will effect epilepsy by helping break an episode. Obviously, because it is a sedative drug, other anti-epileptic medications are preferred to prevent attacks. ...Read more
Midazolam: I use Midazolam routinely on a daily basis. Used appropriately and judiciously it is an excellent addition to to armamentarium of a skilled anesthesiologist. I find it an indispensable adjunct to my practice and to my patient's comfort and often desire for an amnestic effect peri-procedurally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer