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Will marijuana or alcohol use have an effect on local anesthesia?

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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not at all

These drugs will not have any effect on local anesthesia.

In brief: Not at all

These drugs will not have any effect on local anesthesia.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

However, i would be remiss in not mentioning that these drugs are not very good for you.

In brief: No

However, i would be remiss in not mentioning that these drugs are not very good for you.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The short answer is no, however, during certain outpatient procedures, something called a twilight anesthesia is sometimes used and your doctor needs to know if you are a regular user or abuser of alcohol as there could be some interactions and precautions.

In brief: No

The short answer is no, however, during certain outpatient procedures, something called a twilight anesthesia is sometimes used and your doctor needs to know if you are a regular user or abuser of alcohol as there could be some interactions and precautions.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably not

Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.

In brief: Probably not

Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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