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My son is 9 and due to anxiety he will have "asleep Dentistry" next week.  I'm wondering about any dangers during anesthesia since he is on the following medications:  Vyvanse, Risperdal and Melatonin.
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the key here is making sure whoever is administering the anesthesia is highly trained and qualified. i am a general dentist and cannot give you specific answers here. i would need to know a little more in order to give you any more answers...the type of anesthesia he is going to get. it is sedation? is it an actual anesthetic? these are key things to look at. a pharmacist might be able to answer this better if you give him the name of the anesthetic. good luck

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