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is it ok to take mucinex up to date of surgery?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Mucinex: Often medications are held from midnight on of the day of procedure. Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents may need to be held days before. Mucinex should be fine to take up to surgery date.
Answered on Apr 12, 2019
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