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Can i take tramadol before surgery?

Can i take tramadol before surgery?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a pain killer. You can take it before the surgery. Please discuss it with your surgeon for further clarification. ...Read more

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Can i take vicodin before surgery?

Possibly: It may be acceptable to take vicodin before surgery, but this should only be done in consultation with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after rhinoplasty surgery can I start taking bromelain and arnica?

How long after rhinoplasty surgery can I start taking bromelain and arnica?

Supplements/postop: Best to ask your chosen surgeon this! But I prefer my private patients to return to supplements at 2 weeks post. BUT in the case of these two - Bromeliad/arnica montana I allow their use right after surgery. ...Read more

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Can I take alcohol after anjioplasty?

Can I take alcohol after anjioplasty?

Alcohol: Alcohol intake is associated with reduced restenosis after PTCA and stent implantation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15367521 There should be no issue taking alcohol as long as it is immoderation - make sure you don't have your own definition of moderation. Usually 7-8 Units in a week should be ok ( it is not a recommendation from me) if you drink regularly and can't do WITHOUT IT. ...Read more

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Will I need to take medications after my hydrocele surgery?

Will I need to take medications after my hydrocele surgery?

Hydrocele medication: Your surgeon will give you pain medication to take as needed after the operation. He/she will decide if you need any antibiotcs. Many patients do not, but sometimes antibiotics are given if the surgeon decides to leave a drain in for a day or two to limit swelling. You will also likely have a scrotal support. You will be given a full list of intructions with prescriptions after your operation. ...Read more

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Should I take citrate magnesium after my hernia surgery?

Should I take citrate magnesium after my hernia surgery?

May be: It all depends how much constipation will you have. Some people are prone to get constipated from before, and if this is the case you might get benefited from Magnesium citrate or any other laxatives/stool softeners. Its prudent to follow your surgeons suggestion. ...Read more

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After taking Zantac , can I take pepto after time if needed? Any interactions? Also Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long should I wait between the three? Thank you!

After taking Zantac , can I take pepto after time if needed?  Any interactions? Also Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long should I wait between the three? Thank you!

Drug interaction: there are no notable interactions between these medications. As long as used as directed they can be taken in close proximity to each other. ...Read more

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Can I take Percocet 5 days before my gallbladder surgery?

Can I take Percocet 5 days before my gallbladder surgery?

Yes: The patient can take narcotics before surgery for the gallbladder ...Read more

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How long after taking a 600mg etodlac tablet can I then take an ibuprofen and paracetamol?

How long after taking a 600mg etodlac tablet can I then take an ibuprofen and paracetamol?

NSAID use: Acetaminophen can be used in conjunction with NSAIDs simultaneously or in a staggered fashion as long as you don't exceed individual dosage and aggregate daily dosing restrictions. Two NSAIDs should not be taken together. To answer your question directly: wait 6-8 hours before ibuprofen and anytime with acetaminophen (max 1000 mg/dose and 4000 mg/day and even at these doses can be toxic) ...Read more

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What pain meds can I take after barreatic surgey?

What pain meds can I take after barreatic surgey?

Pain meds: You can take whatever pain meds you need after bariatric surgery as long as you are not allergic. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I take over-the-counter iron , like slow fe after gastric bypass surgery?

Can I take over-the-counter iron , like slow fe after gastric bypass surgery?

OTC iron ok: Over the counter iron is ok. Slowfe is one of most common. If you are eating ice , then you are really deficient and must take 2-3 times per day. Some bypass patient get so low in iron that an infusion might be needed. Get your levels checked! ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

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Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

Polypectomy, where?: if you mean nasal polyps removed surgically and were caused by drugs as aspirin or NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen), then better not take those drugs again and see an allergis for evalaution and possible aspirin desenstization. If otherwise, you need to follow the surgeon's advice on when to start any medication that would affect the surgery, best wishes ...Read more

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How long do I wait to take my Nexium (esomeprazole) after taking pain medication?

How long do I wait to take my Nexium (esomeprazole) after taking pain medication?

Nexium (esomeprazole) and analgsics: Nexium (esomeprazole) and all other proton pump inhibitors work best when taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes prior to eating your first meal or about two hours after the last meal of the day. ...Read more