Well, I have had plenty of both done in the past 6 yrs and always had sedation and woke up later like I had a nice nap. To my knowledge I have not ever woke up during the procedure either. I have a pump and yes they can still give good ole versed and fentanyl. I had my last endo in Dec. and no I never did drink anything to numb my throat for an endo. My dr sedates all patients unless they ask not to be and I cannot imagine being awake for one.
I absolutely despise the nasty prep for the scope. If you go to the cd forum everyone one of us gripe about how nasty that stuff is and thats the very worst part of the procedure itself. My gi says he cannot imagine doing a scope on a chronnie that is in a flair and not have sedation, he even says thats sadistic.
Hope all is well on your test.....Susie