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You will need to lie flat for around six hours after this procedure. If you received anti-anxiety medicine through your IV during the procedure, you might feel sleepy at the end of the procedure and you might not remember much of the test. You should not drive or drink alcohol for the rest of the day.
Depending on what happened during your test, you might need to wear a heart monitor in the hospital for a few hours or overnight.