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Can I get anesthetic, general over-the-counter?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
General anesthetics are not available over-the-counter. They are available to licensed amubulatory surgical centers and hospitals only. Improper use of inhalant anesthetics can lead to significant morbidity and possilbe death. 

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