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Is versed (midazolam) for wisdom teeth extraction considered general anesthetic?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: No

Midazolam (versed) is a powerful but relatively short-acting benzodiazepine used for sedation before surgery.
It is not an anesthetic agent. Other medications are used for general anesthesia.

In brief: No

Midazolam (versed) is a powerful but relatively short-acting benzodiazepine used for sedation before surgery.
It is not an anesthetic agent. Other medications are used for general anesthesia.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

This is considered conscious sedation.

In brief: No

This is considered conscious sedation.
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Dr. William Newton
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