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Celebrex Before Surgery
Lap band: I certainly would wait 6-8 weeks before thinking about surgery ...Read more
Does taking ibuprofen interfere with surgery? I took ibuprofen though it was recommended to cease all medications prior to surgery. Should the surgery be canceled?
Bleeding risk!!!!: Ibuprofen, unlike tylenol (acetaminophen) interferes with the clotting mechanism of blood. We generally recommend stopping it atleast a week before surgery. The type of surgery would dictate whether it should be canceled. Please talk to your surgeon about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you prefer Naprelan (naproxen ER) or EC Naprosyn (Naproxen DR) for post op orthopedic surgery after opioids have been stopped? What is diff.?
As far as I kno =: -same. I never use them, more expensive and taking regular nap is 2X every 12 hrs, how simple is that. If U have tabs of 500mg U can adjust the dose according 2 Ur needs. Max dose 750mg every 12 hrs. By breaking them in half U can dose anywhere from 250mg -to 750 as need B. It is not 2 B usd aft any surgery that requires bone healing as all NSAIDS inhibit bone growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery on bi-cep tendon tear 1-2-15 takes nexium, (esomeprazole) diovan, Crestor, metformin and ibuprofen- when and what should he stop before surgery?
Rarely needed. : A takedown or reversal of a gastric bypass is feasible, but quite rare (only 1/1000). Usually, there is some other problem (gallstones, ulcer, obstruction) that can be fixed, rather than reversal. Even a temporary feeding tube for a few months would be preferable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: This is an important question to discuss with your doctor prior to surgery. For most cases, the following medications should be avoided: 1. Blood thinners (to decrease risk of bleeding) 2. Aspirin/plavix/anti-platelet meds (to decrease risk of bleeding) 3. Avoid recent spinal steroid injections (to decrease risk of infection). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you think about intervenously injecting with vitamin C sarting before surgery & continuing during surgery for 24 hrs for faster healing.
No benefit: No benefit, unless you have vitamins c deficiency. ...Read more
It's still early: In the post operative period to make changes to your current regimen. Continue pain medications and level of activity suggested by your spine surgeon. ...Read more
I'm prescribed percocet/ taken daily i'm having surgery in 6 days and undergoing general anesthesia. When should I stop taking percocet before surgery?
Do not stop: If you are on narcotics everyday it is better to stay on them. Chronic use of prescription narcotics means that you will have a tolerance to narcotics meaning you will require more than someone who does not take them. Most anesthesiologists prefer you stay on your usual regimen. Check with the anesthesia group pre-operatively to get their advice. Your surgeon can give you their contact number. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many days should one stop taking nifidepine ointment before sphincter surgey? Are any medicines safe to take before surgery (tylenol, etc.)
I am due for an outpatient surgery, how long should I be off plavix (clopidogrel) and 81 mg aspirin before the surgery?
Yes: The patient can take narcotics before surgery for the gallbladder ...Read more
A brief summary: Prior to the procedure you are given an I.V. And your eye is dilated. You will also be given antibiotic eye drops. Sedation is given to you just before the procedure starts and your face is cleaned and a sterile drape covers everything but your eye. By this time, you should not have any memory of the procedure. There should also be no discomfort at all. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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