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  1. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    AMEN!!! Unless you've been a "versed victim" you'll never understand how this drugs changes you for ever. The memory loss, anxiety, depression, paranoia. Is this helping a person? I can't possibly...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  2. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    yup proves a point that I'm right and you're wrong and totally full of yourself, must be nice.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    I tell everyone I know to never, ever let anyone give them the drug Versed, it causes permanant memory/brain damage, causes severe anxiety attacks and I also tell them if they cave in and let the...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  4. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    You're right, a caring, well qualified Dr makes all the difference. I was VERY lucky to have found two of them in the St Pete-Clearwater area that agreed to do this procedure without sedation and...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  5. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    I'm so glad that everything turned out ok. Also I'm glad that someone listened to me and found out that this is NOT a painful procedure and that sedation is totally unnecessary and a total waste of...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  6. Can a patient refuse sedation?
    Yes Diane, it's no big deal with a colonoscopy, you don't need sedation for that. An endoscopy you do because you feel like you're being smothered, and you choke which causes you to panic. I hope for...
    Apr 13, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  7. Can a patient refuse sedation?
    You can refuse sedation. I did for two colonoscopies. Discuss it with your doctor and if they won't do it w/o sedating you, RUN LIKE HELL AND FIND ANOTHER DOCTOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ThIS procedure is NOT...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  8. Can a patient refuse sedation?
    Yes you can refuse sedation. Just talk to your doctor before the procedure and make sure that he/she will do the procedure w/o sedation, don't let it be a last minute surprise. I always am up front...
    Apr 6, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  9. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    At least Propofol doesn't cause people to have permanent memory loss, severe anxiety attacks and Post Trumatic Stress Disorder like Versed does!!! Check out VersedBusters blogspot and...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  10. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    whatever
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  11. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    Hello, The ONLY reason we tell people about this evil poison called Versed is because it's virtually ruined our lives. I had no issues whatsoever with memory loss, anxiety, paranoia, PTSD, severe...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  12. Colonoscopy Drugs and alternatives
    Yes you can and you SHOULD refuse sedation for a colonoscopy!!!! This is NOT a painful procedure at all. I've had two of them done by two different doctors and I told them both up front that I...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  13. recent colonoscopy experience
    David, I'm sorry but you are incorrect. Versed has been available and given to the public since 1986. My daughter was given it in 1988 for an EEG to find out why she was having seizures.
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  14. recent colonoscopy experience
    Google Versed Horror stories, you'll get a bunch of websites on what a horrible drug Versed is and how it gives people permanent memory loss, anxiety, depression and PTSD.
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  15. recent colonoscopy experience
    You CAN have a colonoscopy with just Demerol or Fentanyl and no sedation. Just a word of warning, they will do their darndest to get you to take Versed. The nurse kept telling me 'Oh honey you NEED...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  16. recent colonoscopy experience
    If there is a next time, ask for Fentanyl and Propofol. Versed is an evil poison that never should have been allowed to be used. I had it for an endoscopy 17 years ago and my entire life has been...
    Sep 1, '08
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  17. Versed versus Ativan??
    In my opinion,Versed should be totally banned by the FDA. I had such a bad reaction to it that my quality of life is the pits. I have lost about 15 years of precious memories, suffer from Bipolar...
    Sep 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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