DO NOT TAKE THE FOLLOWING MEDICATIONS UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN
- Do not take oral diabetic medications. Clarify insulin with your doctor. (bring with you to the Surgery Center).
- Please STOP the listed medications below (Note: do not stop these medications prior to requesting and obtaining approval from prescribing doctor.
|MEDICATIONS||PLEASE STOP BEFORE SURGERY|
|Aspirin, greater than 81 mg a day-Excedrin, ecotrin||7 days|
|Coumadin(warfarin), Xarelto||7 days ( May need PT/INR day of or 1day prior to surgery)|
|Fragmin, Lovoneox, Subcutaneous Heparin||7 days (Discuss with prescribing provider before stopping. Duration of stop time may vary per surgeon’s discretion)|
|Plavix (Clopidogrel), Ticlid (Ticlopidine)||10 days- 14 days|
|Celebrex (Celecoxib)||7 days|
|Garlic, Ginseng, Vitamin E, Ginger, Gingko Biloba, Omega 3, other herbals||7 days|
If you have any questions about your medication instructions, please call us*