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percocet before surgery

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience General Surgery
No need to stop: I see no reason to stop the drug, but check with your surgeon.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Not if it was prescribed by your doctor.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chester Berschling
49 years experience Psychiatry
Aspirin and aurgery: Percocet is ok- just be sure to tell the anesthesiologist. Definitely avoid aspirin- it interferes with blood clotting and could cause excessive bleed ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Insomnia: The efficacy of opioids in acute pain such as post surgical pain is well established. However, adding NSAID to the mix is a standard of care. When pai ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Percocet and surgery: This shouldn't be a problem. Let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know. Just take your meds with a small sip of water. Many facilities actually give ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Call your doctor: Your doctor needs to know what is going on.
A male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Contact the surgeon: This is part of the treatment by the surgery team. Let their office know the exact situation and follow the guidance. It's part of their work. Take th ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
What's doc say?: You need to clear timing of such things with your PAIN MANAGEMENT DOCTOR. They know you best and besides, dealing with controlled substances and pati ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Probably not: Opioids in general can affect various hormone levels. They could possibly affect the ability to conceive but the greatest risk would be neonatal absti ... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A few days: I would expect typical pain from a procedure like this to abate after 4 to 7 days, but we each have our own pain threshold! some people require no nar ... Read More
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