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Displaying 21 questions associated with Anesthesia.

Why does Propofol burn SO bad when injected?

I went for a colonoscopy yesterday. All I can remember is screaming because of the horrific pain at the Propofol insertion site. The Dr. Told me there would be " a little burning"! Had I not fallen asleep I would have pulled the line out. I am not a baby with no pain tolerance, but this... read more

May I take Wellbutrin XL (150/day) while I have major abdominal surgery (Crohns)? I won't be able to

... swallow any pills for 3-5 days? Any contraindications with the anesthesia? I am off the grid on the anti-depressant so as not to be in my medical records. Yes, prescribed to me by a psych but pay cash not use my insurance

How does phentermine interact with anesthesia?

Does Ketamine’s therapy work?

I have been living with chronic pain for over 20 years. It’s a struggle to get a Dr. to understand and believe you. I’m in Lyrica but no pain medication. They just refuse to prescribe it to me even though I have other health issues. I came across ketamine on Google. Has anyone tried it?... read more

Is there any relation between how a person's body metabolizes anesthesia and pain medication?

Specifically I am looking for an answer as to why my prescribed pain medications (hydrocodone) only last 2-3 hours (prescribed 1 evry 6hrs). I have woken up during surgery 3 times. Once as a child having my tonsils removed (I remember it still today) and a 2nd time during oral surgery (iv... read more

What does versed/propofol feel like right before you fall asleep?

I have an extreme phobia of anesthesia and I was wondering what it feels like two seconds before you fall asleep and when you wake up.

My question is about having surgery while on suboxone. I have been on it for over a year. (6 mgs. a

... day). Will there be any problem with the general anesthesia? I've been trying to wean down to a lower dose but not to sucsesful with that. When I start the pain meds. will I feel them? As far as pain relief that is

Will suboxone affect MAC anesthesia?

If Im having a surgery and they are using MAC anesthesia and I use 2mg of suboxone a day i buy them off the streets will this make my anesthesia not work

I am having surgery requiring anesthesia and pain meds. I am a methadone user. What is safe and eff?

I am currently in methadone treatment and coming up to have surgery which will require anesthesia as well as pain meds. Is there any pain meds that are effective while in methadone treatment? I have a list of pain meds not to take and that aren't generally effective while taking methadone. I... read more

Suboxone and general aneshtesia?

Are there any drug interactions known between general anesthesia and suboxone? are there any adverse events/effects of having general anesthesia while taking suboxone? Thanks in advance

Naltrexone and local anesthesia?

i know you have to be off opiods for 7 days before start of naltrexone but if i had a tooth extraction and was injected with septocaine? is that okay?

Can I go under anesthesia right after a concussion?

Hello :) I got a concussion on Thursday, April 27 and I am scheduled to have my wisdom teeth removed this coming Thursday, May 4. (I still have a mild headache but I am willing to lie to the doctor because there is no other time in the next few months that I can have the operation.) If I recently... read more

What side effects are there for ketamine Infusions?

For severe, chronic nerve pain condition RSD & chronic degenerative back issues.

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