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NITROUS OXIDE 50:50 (Nitronox)

Name/Class: NITROUS OXIDE 50:50 (Nitronox) Gaseous analgesic and anesthetic

Description: Exact mechanism unknown; affects central nervous system phospholipids

Indications: Moderate to sever pain, anxiety, apprehension

Contraindications: Impaired level of consciousness, head injury, inability to follow or comply with instructions.

Precautions/Side Effects: Drowsiness, respiratory depression, apnea, malignant hyperthermia

Dosage/Route: Instruct the patient to inhale deeply through demand valve and mask or mouthpiece.

Pedi: Same as above

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