Newer forms of diazepam (Dizac) are chemically improved to lower the possibility of vein irritation.
Normal or uncomplicated results for sedation include alleviation of anxiety and discomfort.
The procedure for sedation is usually explained to the patient by an attending clinician.
An IV access line is set in place for fluid replacement and injection of medications.
A detailed past history, especially prior experiences with sedatives and other anesthetics is an important part of preparatory assessment.
It is important to determine if there were any untoward side effects associated with a previous medication.