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Do I have an option to be sedated for an MRI. If so what is it like.

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Possibly. Your doctor should be able to prescribe something to relax you depending on the reason for the MRI. Give him/her a call.

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I've had a bunch they are really not that bad you can basically just go to sleep, depending on where it is. but is is kind of noisy, they'll give you ear plugs.

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I know that I was. I think it might of been better that way too because you're not suppose to move for best results.

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Intravenous sedation can be used, but needs to be arranged for ahead of time.

Prescription anxiety medication can help, but some people are too claustrophobic to be able to get the standard MRI.

Depending on the area the doctor wants to examine, an open MRI or seated MRI may be options.

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Cant imagine why you would need it but.... I suppose. Just relax and try to sleep.

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I've had two and I can tell you sleeping is pretty hit or miss. The first one I had I was awake and I didn't mind, but the second one, the docs gave me a sedative for like no reason so I slept through it, but apparently, I moved around too much for them to get much meaningful data. I blamed it on them cause its a completely painless procedure that doesn't require sedation...whatever...

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