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Medication Information

Certain medications require special handling prior to surgery. Your surgeon and Pre-Anesthesia Department staff will review your medications and instruct accordingly. It is important that you provide accurate and complete information including over-the-counter medications and supplements. 

Aspirin and Drugs

If your doctor wants you to stop aspirin or products containing aspirin prior to surgery, follow his instructions.

Examples of aspirin products:

Alka-Seltzer
Anacin
Andodynos
Arthritis Pain Formula
Arthritis Strength BC Powder
Arthritis Strength Bufferin
Asa Enseals
Asa Suppositories
Ascriptin
Aspercin/Extra
Aspergum
Aspermin/Extra
Aspirin
Aspiritab/Maxumum
Azdone Tablets
Back-Quell
Bayer Aspirin
BC Arthritis Strength Powder
BC Cold Powder
BC Powder/Tablets
Buffaprin/Extra
Buffasal/Maximum
Buffects II
Bufferin
Buffex
Buffinol/Extra
Cama Arthritis Pain Reliever
Damason-p
Darvon Compound
Dasin
Doan’s Pills
Easpirin
Ecotrin
Emagrin
Empirin
Equagesic
Excedrin
Fiorinal
Gensan Goody’s Powder
Goody’s Tablets
Halfprin
Heartline
Lortab
Magnaprin
Measurin
Mefenamic Acid
Momentun
Multi-Sympton Formula/Non-Drowsey Formula
Norgesic
Norwich
P-A-C Analgesic Tablets
Pepto-bismol
Percodan
Ponstel
Regiprin
Robaxisal
Salecol
Saleto
Sine-Off Sinus
Soma
Stanback
Supac
Synalgos-DC
Talwin Compound
Trigesic
Tri-Pain
Ursinus Inlay-Tabs
Valesin
Vanquish
Verin
Wesprin
Zorprin

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
If your doctor wants you to stop NSAIDS or products containing NSAIDS prior to surgery, follow his instructions.

Examples of NSAIDS:

Actron
Advil
Aleve
Anaprox
Ansaid
Butazolodin
Cataflam
Celecoxib
Celebrex
Clinopril
Daypro
Diclofenac Potasium/Sodium
Disalcid
Dolobid
Etodolac
Feldene
Fenoprofen
Flurbiproben
Ibuprofen
Indocin
Indomethacin
Ketoprofen
Ketorolac
Lodine
Meclofenamate
Meclomen
Medipren
Meloxicam
Mobic
Monogesic
Motrin
Motrin-IB
Nabumetone
Nalfon
Naprelan
Naprosyn
Naproxen
Nupri
Orudis
Oruvail
Oxaprozin
Pamprin-IB
Piroxicam
Relafen
Rufen
Salflex
Ssulindac
Suprol
Tolectin
Toradol
Trilisate
Voltaren
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