Some medications and diet supplements interfere with the normal blood clotting system. Please stop taking the following at least 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks after surgery. Let the nurse or the doctor know if have been taking any of these medications:
Motrin, Advil, Ibuprofen, Aleve
Vitamin E, Fish Oil
St. John’s Wort
Diet Supplements/Appetite Suppressants
Chondroitin and Glucosamine
Stimulants of any kind (Adderall, Vyvance, Ritalin, Concerta)
***Tylenol products ARE allowed to be taken if needed***
If you have any questions about other medicines, please ask your nurse.
I acknowledge that I have read the above and fully understand the risks involved.