THE PRONOX SYSTEM
Nitrous Oxide for Pain Management
Feel more comfortable during your next treatment with the FDA-Approved ProNox system.
ProNox is an innovative analgesia system that involves the use of a patient-controlled, 50/50 combination of nitrous oxide and oxygen. This FDA-approved system blocks pain sensors and endorphins in the brain to help control pain and anxiety during your treatment.
Results are felt within 1-3 minutes and patients are safe to drive home just 5 minutes after treatment.
WHY AT MONA DERMATOLOGY?
Your comfort is our priority and we are pleased to offer ProNox to help you relax during your treatment. There are over 5,000 ProNox systems worldwide, making the system incredibly safe and reliable. At Mona Dermatology, your provider will always be present when your ProNox is administered to ensure safety and effectiveness.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Your provider will prep you for your treatment normally, including taking your photos and administering any necessary numbing. We will then explain how the ProNox system works and provide you with your one time use mouthpiece. After this, you will begin self-administering your ProNox by taking normal breaths through the mouthpiece. You will begin to feel the analgesic effect within 1-3 minutes. ProNox is not anesthesia and will not put you “to sleep” it will just relax you. Once you feel comfortable, your provider will begin treatment.
You can continue inhaling the ProNox as much or as little as you wish for the duration of your procedure. Once your treatment is over, you will need to wait for 5-10 minutes for the ProNox to wear off prior to driving home.
PRONOX FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DOES PRONOX WORK?
ProNox is a fixed ratio of 50/50 Nitrous Oxide. The patient breathes normally while holding the system over their mouth to self-administer. The system works by blocking pain sensors and endorphins in the brain to help control pain & anxiety during your treatment.
IS PRONOX ANESTHESIA?
No, ProNox is not anesthesia and will not put you “to sleep.” You are in control of your dosage and will be fully conscious throughout your treatment. ProNox is a mild sedative and will make you feel more relaxed and comfortable.
IS PRONOX SAFE?
Yes, ProNox is FDA-approved and there are over 5,000 ProNox systems worldwide. ProNox has been used for over 10 years across many medical and cosmetic fields.
Rather than physician-administered systems, ProNox puts the control in your hands with its fixed Nitrous Oxide system. It is easy to use and always administers the proper ratio to ensure effectiveness and safety.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
There are very rare side effects, but if experienced they will resolve within 5-7 minutes. Additionally, patients experiencing side effects typically do not experience them a second time if they wish to try the ProNox system again. These side effects can include headache, euphoria, dizziness, nausea, or lightheadedness.
HOW MUCH IS PRONOX?
ProNox is complimentary in certain treatments such as Ultherapy, Fraxel and TOTALFX CO2 Lasers but can be added on to any treatment for $50.