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Dr. Ona M. Kareiva

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Ona M. Kareiva is a top Anesthesiologist in Easton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Ona M. Kareiva is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Ona M. Kareiva is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Ona M. Kareiva is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Easton, Maryland, Dr. Ona M. Kareiva is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Ona M. Kareiva
  • Easton, Maryland
  • University of Arizona
  • Accepting new patients

Can drinking have any impact on my anesthesia dosage?

First of all, do not drink on the day of your procedure. As far as anesthesia, you may require a larger dosage due activation of your P-450 enzymes. That is, some tolerance necessitating READ MORE
First of all, do not drink on the day of your procedure. As far as anesthesia, you may require a larger dosage due activation of your P-450 enzymes. That is, some tolerance necessitating more analgesia. 

Do I have to stop taking my vitamins before anesthesia?

It's important to have an empty stomach prior to any surgery to avoid the risk of aspiration.  The only medications that should be taken are those recommended by your anesthesiologist READ MORE
It's important to have an empty stomach prior to any surgery to avoid the risk of aspiration.  The only medications that should be taken are those recommended by your anesthesiologist - usually blood pressure medication, with very little water.  Vitamins can wait until after your procedure.