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I have a colonoscopy on Friday. I am concerned with taking

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I have a colonoscopy on Friday. I am concerned with taking the versed. Can I just have the pain Med's and stay alert during the procedure?
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Welcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
I am Dr.Abid a Medical Internist and will help you out.
Versed contains Midazolam which is short acting drug and help you out during procedure to keep you calm so it will be wise decission to take this medication before procedure.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I have heard and read that there as much as 10% of the people who use this drug have adverse reactions. I have informed myself enough to know that I do not want this drug. Can I have the procedure without this drug?

you can have this procedure without this drug but will be little bit discomfortable.
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