Sedation is the decrease of fractiousness or tumult by organization of narcotic medications, by and large to encourage a therapeutic technique or analytic strategy. Instances of medications which can be utilized for sedation incorporate isoflurane, propofol, etomidate, ketamine, fentanyl, lorazepam and midazolam.

Sedation is ordinarily utilized in minor surgeries, for example, endoscopy, vasectomy, or dentistry and for reconstructive medical procedure, some restorative medical procedures, expulsion of intelligence teeth, or for high-tension patients. Sedation strategies in dentistry incorporate inward breath sedation (utilizing nitrous oxide), oral sedation, and intravenous (IV) sedation. Inward breath sedation is additionally once in a while alluded to as relative absence of pain.

Sedation is likewise utilized broadly in the emergency unit that patients who are being ventilated endure having an endotracheal tube in their trachea. Likewise can be utilized amid a long haul cerebrum EEG to enable patient to unwind.