1. Patient cannot drive for 24 hours after taking sedation medication, or operate any hazardous devices for 24 hours.
  2. A responsible person should be with the patient until he/she has fully recovered from the effects of the sedation.
  3. Patient should not go up and down stairs unattended. Let the patient stay on the ground floor until recovered.
  4. Having nutrition after sedation is important. The patient should begin eating appropriate food as soon as possible. Do not delay.
  5. Patient needs to drink plenty of fluids as soon as possible.
  6. Patient may seem alert when he/she leaves. This may be misleading, so do not leave the patient alone.
  7. Always hold the patient’s hand when walking.
  8. Call us if you have any questions or difficulties. If you feel that your symptoms warrant a physician and you are unable to reach us, go to the closest emergency room immediately.
  9. Patient should not carry, sleep next to, or be left alone with young children for a period of no less than 24 hours after the last dosage of medication.
  10. Drive directly home, and call the office when you arrive at home and the patient is comfortable and safe.