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Is it advisable to postpone a dental surgery after smoking Methamphetamine?

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Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Question: I've got to get 2 teeth pulled out and I'm going into surgery to get knocked out tomorrow and I've smoked methamphetamines tonight?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (5 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Postpone it by 72 hrs

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Although it would not know if it can happen, I suggest to postpone surgery by 72 hrs after taking methamphetamine.
Ideally the teeth is pulled out by local anesthesia I am not sure if your dentist plan similarly.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (4 minutes later)
I can't post pone and I have a major fear of dentists so that's why I'm getting put under
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (1 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Your dentist

Detailed Answer:
in such a case your dentist can take a call on the basis of anesthesia he plans to give. Tell him about your use and he can decide.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (38 minutes later)
If I don't decide to tell him what could happen I've also had a smoke
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (24 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Withdrawal

Detailed Answer:
you may have more withdrawal effects. sometimes anesthesia can not be effective during procedure. high chances of interaction.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Brief Answer: Postpone it by 72 hrs Detailed Answer: Hi, Although it would not know if it can happen, I suggest to postpone surgery by 72 hrs after taking methamphetamine. Ideally the teeth is pulled out by local anesthesia I am not sure if your dentist plan similarly.