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need to have one but so scared to be put to sleep, do you know what they use, is it just like a relaxer shot, or is it something stronger.  i dont mind the prep to do it , just not one to be put to sleep. thank you
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796253 tn?1344991332
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Hi and thanks for using the forum.

Propofol is a safe drug when used in proper doses and in a monitored clinical setting.  I do not think that you need to be worried about this at all.  So go ahead and schedule your colonoscopy.  Good luck.

Bridget
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212161 tn?1599427282
found out they put you to sleep with propofol with someone montioring you the whole time, is this safe, dr tells me they dont use stronge amount just a lite one really scares me in to anxiety attacks and not sure i will have the colonoscopy now
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212161 tn?1599427282
found out it is propofol with a nesthesia that will be there doing it. how safe is that drug plz. i know this is what killed michael jackson. yikes
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212161 tn?1599427282
thank you for your time, i feel much better about it, just the anxiety of getting it i have health anxiety so its threw me into anxiety be glad when its over on the 19th hate the wait. thank you again
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