Intravenous sedation with low-dose dexmedetomidine: its potential for use in dentistry.


This study investigated the physiologic and sedative parameters associated with a low-dose infusion of dexmedetomidine (Dex). Thirteen healthy volunteers were sedated with Dex at a loading dose of 6 mcg/kg/h for 5 minutes and a continuous infusion dose of 0.2 mcg/kg/h for 25 minutes. The recovery process was observed for 60 minutes post infusion. The tidal… (More)
DOI: 10.2344/0003-3006-55.3.82


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