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Should I drive after receiving nitrous oxide?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    After you receive nitrous oxide and the mask has been removed, you should feel fine. It may take up to 15 minutes before you can move around like you did before, so you should wait for a while before driving. Ask your dentist if you can safely drive home or if someone should pick you up.

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