Please discontinue the following medications two weeks prior to surgery to decrease potential post-operative complications, including bleeding and deep vein thrombosis (DVT): hormonal contraceptives, over-the-counter supplements such as fish oil or Omega-3.
Please discontinue the following medications one week prior to surgery to decrease potential post-operative complications, including bleeding and deep vein thrombosis (DVT): non-steroidal anti-inflamatory medications (NSAIDs): including ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin), full dose Aspirin, meloxicam (Mobic), naproxen (Aleve), Relafen, diclofenac (Voltaren), Celebrex, etc.
If you are experiencing pain, you may take Tylenol (generic: acetaminophen) up until the day of surgery.
It is okay to continue with Iron, calcium, probiotics, Prilosec, Nexium, Senna, Colace, Miralax, Vitamin D, and Vitamin C.
One baby Aspirin 81mg is okay to continue if instructed by your primary care provider.
If you have a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea and are on CPAP/BiPAP, please bring your mask the day of surgery.