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Precedex

Dexmedetomidine In 0.9 % Nacl
Dexmedetomidine is a sedative that is used to sedate a patient who is under intensive medical care and needs a mechanical ventilator (breathing machine). Before a ventilator is used, a breathing tube must be inserted through the mouth and into the patient's airway, a procedure called intubation. The tube is then attached to the ventilator, which pumps air slowly into the lungs to control the patient's breathing. Sedation with dexmedetomidine can help keep the patient relaxed and comfortable while the ventilator and tube are in place. Dexmedetomidine is also used during anesthesia to get a patient ready for a surgery or other medical procedure. Dexmedetomidine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Dexmedetomidine In 0.9 % Nacl
DRUG TYPE
Sleep Disorders
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Frequently Asked Questions

Before dexmedetomidine is given, the doctor should know about all the patient's medical conditions or allergies, and all other medicines the patient is using. Also make sure the doctor knows if the patient is pregnant or breast-feeding.

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