Colonoscopy Sedation Options

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Conscious sedation is a combination of medicines to help you relax (a sedative) and to block pain (an anesthetic) during a medical or dental procedure. You will probably stay awake but may not be able to speak.

Conscious sedation lets you recover quickly and return to your everyday activities soon after your procedure.


Alternative Names

Anesthesia - conscious


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A nurse, doctor, or dentist, will give you conscious sedation in the hospital or outpatient clinic. Most of the time, it...

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