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Can u take percocet one week before surgery. Not sure about the aspirin.?

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 bleeding during surgery . Read more...
Yes, it is okay. Taking Percocet before surgery is fine. However, you’re right to ask, and it’s very important to avoid most other pain medications -- aspirin and NSAIDS (e.g., ibuprofenAdvil, Motrin; naproxen - Aleve) -- within a certain timeframe before surgery because they can significantly increase your risk of bleeding. Percocet contains oxycodone and acetaminophen, which have low risks of bleeding. Read more...

Can you tell me how a doctor decide whether to prescribe percocet or percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) If an individual has an acute injury and will need a strong pain reliever for a short time, it really doesn't matter much which drug the doctor recommends. People with history of ulcers shouldn't take Aspirin (which is in Percodan) and people with liver problems should avoid tylenol (acetaminophen) (Percocet). If they are to be used long-term, Percocet is better tolerated than an Aspirin containing medication. Read more...

I took 325mg aspirin about 5 hours ago for my ankle from surgery. Can I take a percocet that has tylenol (acetaminophen) in it?

Pain after surgery. Yes, you should take the pain medicine that was prescribed to you after surgery if you have pain. Please follow your prescribing physician's directions exclusively and if you have problems call them to report concerns and follow up as directed. Good luck. Read more...

Csec 4 days ago, spinal epi, been having a horrible headache & bad neck pain, what can relieve this fast, taking percocet & aspirin only helps incison?

Spinal tap headache. You may have spinal tap ha. Most spinal headaches resolve on their own with no treatment. However, spinal headaches lasting 24 hours or more may need treatment. Call your gyn if the headache gets worse when you sit up or stand. Read more...
Contact Your OB. If your c/s was done under spinal anesthesia there is a good chance you are leaking spinal fluid from the insertion point. Placement of a blood patch in the same area will often stop the leak & the headaches that go with it. Your OB can arrange this for you. Read more...
Headache. You have a post dural puncture headache. Drink fluids and do not strain. If this does not help see the anesthesiologist for a possible blood patch. Read more...