Is nexium sedating
There are also possible risks of side effects from sedatives.
Your doctor will advise you on eating and drinking.
This information was developed by the Publications Committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). This information is intended only to provide general guidance. It is important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.
The doctor may spray a local anesthetic into the throat and give you sedatives to help you relax before passing the endoscope through your mouth and into the esophagus.
The endoscope does not interfere with your breathing.
At this point your doctor will determine whether to use a dilating balloon or plastic dilators over a guiding wire to stretch your esophagus.