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How long to get over anesthesia?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Maughon
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anesthesia

With the modern anesthetics most people are over it within 24hrs.
Longer durations are often associated with post op pain meds.

In brief: Anesthesia

With the modern anesthetics most people are over it within 24hrs.
Longer durations are often associated with post op pain meds.
Dr. Richard Maughon
Dr. Richard Maughon
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Dr. Marc Abramson
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Everyone is different and may respond to anesthesia a little differently.
How long you are under anesthesia plays to a certain degree. Generally speaking most patients will wake up within minutes of discontinuing all anesthetics. Most effects of anesthesia will be gone within 24 hours.

In brief: Depends

Everyone is different and may respond to anesthesia a little differently.
How long you are under anesthesia plays to a certain degree. Generally speaking most patients will wake up within minutes of discontinuing all anesthetics. Most effects of anesthesia will be gone within 24 hours.
Dr. Marc Abramson
Dr. Marc Abramson
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends on

What is used, how long you are exposed, what your post op needs are, and what is your base line physical condition.
Your anesthesiologist at the time of surgery will be able to be more specific.

In brief: It depends on

What is used, how long you are exposed, what your post op needs are, and what is your base line physical condition.
Your anesthesiologist at the time of surgery will be able to be more specific.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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Dr. David Abramson
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very Rapidly

Anesthesia per se (loss of consciousness) is rapidly reversed with modern agents - within minutes.
The grogginess and drowsiness after procedures is mostly related to the use of powerful narcotic analgesics.

In brief: Very Rapidly

Anesthesia per se (loss of consciousness) is rapidly reversed with modern agents - within minutes.
The grogginess and drowsiness after procedures is mostly related to the use of powerful narcotic analgesics.
Dr. David Abramson
Dr. David Abramson
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