Dexmedetomidine during local anesthesia

The objective of our study was to assess the efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine given in a small dose for a 1-h infusion as an adjuvant to local analgesia in ophthalmic operations. The study was double-blind prospective, randomized, and placebo controlled. We studied the effects of a small dose of dexmedetomidine (0.5 µ·kg−1·h−1 for 10 min followed by 0… (More)