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... Terri, I also just answered you about the magnesium brand on the magnesium thread too. ... (30 replies)
... I've had several colonoscopies and had two types of sedation. One I had in the hospital setting, where I was asleep completely for the duration. I think they used Demerol plus another drug to put me out. ... (11 replies)
... B143C, no worries hun. I have had multiples scopes done. You go in, they position you on the table, put the little "keep your mouth open" device in your mouth, spray your throat with a little spray, and say good night!! ... (9 replies)

... To Terri. Here is what helped me in my distress before and during the endoscopy. It was sent to me by a friend and I memorized it and just said it over and over in my head and it calmed me . ... (30 replies)
... but you'll still follow commands. Or at least you'll be out of it enough that the doc will just move the tube down your throat and you will swallow it reflexively during the procedure. ... (30 replies)
... Then I had to drink a thick barium solution... I cannot think of what to liken it to. It is like a chaulky milkshake... if you can picture that... but it is not completely vile and is managable. ... (7 replies)
... you're not actually asleep... but, you won't remember anything.... it's weird to explain... but thats exactly what they mean.... i've had this kind of sedative twice... ... (25 replies)
... so scared before my first one. They use versed for me combined with demerol and also they spray my throat. We do swallow the tube even if we think that we don't. You don't remember any of it afterwards and I feel good when this test is over. ... (30 replies)
Upper endoscopy
Apr 30, 2004
... I've had two and don't remember a thing when the first one was performed. I was lucid enough to know what was going on during the 2nd. I gagged just a little but the meds kept me calm enough to prevent me from panicking. ... (12 replies)

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