Medications To Stop Prior To Surgery

24 Hours Prior
Arixtra (fondaparinox)
Fragmin (dalteparin)
Lovenox (exnoxaprin)
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) injection

48 Hours Prior
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) injection

3 Days Prior
Arixtra (fondaparinox)
Pradaxa (dabigatran)

7 Days Prior
Aggrastat (tirofiban)
Aggrenox (dipyridamole)
Agrylin (anagrelide Hcl)
Coumadin (warfarin)
Effient (prasugrel)
Flolan (epoprostenol Na)
Integrelin (eptifibatide)
Normiflo (ardeparin)
Orgaran (danaparoid)
Persantine (dipyridamole)
Plavix (clopidrogel)
Pletal (citostazol)
Reopro (abciximab)
Circumin/ Tumeric
Gingko Biloba

10 Days or per Physician
Advil, Motrin (ibuprofen)
Aleve (naproxen sodium)
Anaprox (naproxen Sodium)
Ascriptin, Bayer, Ecotrin (aspirin)
Celebrex* (celecoxib)
Clinoril (sulindac)
Daypro (oxaprozin)
Disalcid (salsalate)
Dolobid (diflunisal)
Feldene (piroxicam)
Indocin (indomethacin)
Lodine (etodolac)
Mobic (meloxicam)
Naprosyn (naproxen)
Relafen (nabumetone)
Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine)
Voltaren (diclofenac)
 

14 Days Prior
Azilect (rasagelinine)
Eldepryl (selegiline)
Emsam (selegiline)
Marplan (isocarboxacid)
Nardil (phenelzine)
Parnate (tranylcypromine)
Phenteramine (10 - 14 Days prior)
Ticlid (ticlopidine)
Zelapar (selegiline)

24 HOURS BEFORE SURGERY

After midnight prior to a surgical procedure, the following guidelines apply:

You may not consume any food or liquids after midnight.

Medications - Patients may take all meds as usual the day of surgery, unless specifically identified by the hospital. Diabetic patients should call their personal Physician or Endocrinologist for instructions on insulin dosing prior to surgery.

Dr. Hope would like you to take your prescribed narcotic pain medications, anti-depressants, and/or anti-anxiety medications as prescribed, even if this is in the morning before your surgery. Take your medications with a sip of water.