Versed as an Anesthetic
I am going to have knee surgery with an Epidural and the use of Versed.Could anyone tell me about Versed as an anesthetic?
Jan845 - Versed(midzolam) isnt a anesthetic its a sedative Midazolam (MID-ay-zoe-lam)is used to produce sleepiness or drowsiness and to relieve anxiety before surgery or certain procedures. It is also used to produce loss of consciousness before and during surgery. Midazolam is used sometimes in patients in intensive care units in hospitals to cause unconsciousness. This may allow the patients to withstand the stress of being in the intensive care unit and help the patients cooperate when a machine must be used to assist them with breathing. Midazolam is given only by or under the immediate supervision of a doctor trained to use this medicine. If you will be receiving midazolam during surgery, your doctor or anesthesiologist will give you the medicine and closely follow your progress. Midazolam is available in the following dosage forms: One of the key things is it can make you forget what happened thats why its used as a date rape drug