You will receive this medicine before and during your surgery. You will inhale the medicine through a mask placed over your mouth and nose.
This medicine may have a strong smell. It is important to take deep, steady breaths while you are receiving the medicine. This will help you relax and breathe in enough medicine to fall asleep quickly and easily.
Shortly after inhaling the medicine, you will become unconscious (fall asleep). During the surgery, you will continue to receive the medicine through the mask while you are asleep.