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Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Carol, Community Member, asks

Q: Can too much oxygen make you sleepy?

My Grandma who is 80 years old, with COPD/emphysema is usually on 3 liters of oxygen.  She has had trouble keeping her sats above 90 today.  She is also really sleepy. Could this be too much oxygen?

 

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By Carol, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/07/10, First Published: 02/16/10