I recently had a fairly simple procedure done at hospital. I was just curious about something to do with the anaesthetic.
I remember seeing a few things injected into the IV in my arm. While I was still awake they also put a mask over my face and told me to take deep breaths of the gas that was coming out of it. I remember taking a couple of breaths and then getting a headspin and then maybe 2 more breaths before I passed out.

What would have been in the gas coming out of the mask?
Did it have anything to do with me falling asleep or was it the injections that did all the work?

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replied January 17th, 2018
It is a combination of the inhalant anesthetic and IV muscle relaxants and sedatives that help to induce complete anesthesia while performing any medical procedure that may be associated with considerable pain.

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