Doc. 153/21Best Practice and Safe Use of Medicinal Nitrous Oxide

This document aims to promote the safe use of medicinal N2O and N2O mixtures and to raise awareness on the misuse of these medicinal products.

The document reviews the pharmacological properties of N2O and its intended use in today’s clinical practice. It also provides recommendations for safe use of N2O and risk minimization strategies that should be respected by all healthcare professionals that are in contact with N2O.