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I take subutex regularly - what are my options for anesthesia during my planned upcoming colonoscopy?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Propofol

More and more frequently the colonoscopy procedures are being done using anesthesia providers and Propofol for sedation.
This drug will not be interfered with by the subutex that you are currently taking.

In brief: Propofol

More and more frequently the colonoscopy procedures are being done using anesthesia providers and Propofol for sedation.
This drug will not be interfered with by the subutex that you are currently taking.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tell your doctor

There should be no problem. Just tell your physician.

In brief: Tell your doctor

There should be no problem. Just tell your physician.
Dr. Allen Fein
Dr. Allen Fein
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Ask your doctor

Usually doctors will use versed, fentanyl or Propofol for sedation during a colonoscopy.
Your doctor will customize your sedation based on your medical health.

In brief: Ask your doctor

Usually doctors will use versed, fentanyl or Propofol for sedation during a colonoscopy.
Your doctor will customize your sedation based on your medical health.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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