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General Anesthesia Question

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ButterfliesInHerEyes

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What is the best way to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting from dental surgery done with general anesthesia.

I have severe emetophobia so "there's a chance" you could vomit isn't good enough. I need something that will bring the chance down to almost a zero.

Any suggestions?
 
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K-Bird

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They gave me an Rx called Vistaril with the pain meds--supposed to cut down nausea and vomiting...it works pretty good...good thing...I haven't puked in over 25 years.....and have had several major surgeries...Must be mind over matter---I hate to vomit!!!!!
 
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ButterfliesInHerEyes

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Thanks k-bird, I did some research and Zofran seems to be a "miracle drug" when it comes to nausea and vomiting.

Not familiar with Vistaril but I'll look into that too.
 
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Zofran is the drug of choice and should be given IV during surgery and can also be taken under your tongue (sublingual) after.
 
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