Anesthetic

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Anesthetic
Also see
Cost Cr100
Size 2.0 grams
Type Drugs
Tech Level TL–5
Weight 2.0 grams
Per dose

An Anesthetic is a pharmaceutical drug.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Anesthetics, first created at TL-5, are substances that induce insensitivity to sensation. They completely block feelings of pain, pressure and touch, as opposed to painkillers or analgesics, which specifically block pain. A wide variety of substances are used as anesthetics. Anesthetics have a cost of Cr100 per administration.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A local anesthetic can completely deaden a particular body part, such as a tooth or a limb.

A general anesthetic will render the patient unconscious and physically insensitive.

An overdose of anesthetics will stop vital functions such as breathing and the heart, resulting in death.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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