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What are anesthetics? Give example.

What are anesthetics? Give example.

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
An anesthetic is a drug that causes anesthesia—reversible loss of sensation.Anesthetics are categorized into two classes: general anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of consciousness, and local anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of sensation for a limited region of the body while maintaining consciousness. Combinations of anesthetics are sometimes used for their synergistic and additive therapeutic effects
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