Patient Resources
Medications to STOP prior to surgery:

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1)   Aspirin- 7 days before surgery
2)   Vitamin E- 7 days before surgery
3)   Fish Oil Supplement- 7 days before surgery
4)   Multi Vitamins and Herbal Supplements- 7 days before surgery
5)   Blood Thinners:
-Coumadin (warfarin): 5 days before surgery
-Plavix (clopidogrel) and
-Pletal (cilostazol) – 10 days before surgery
-Trental (pentoxifylline)
6) Anti-inflammatories7 days before surgery
Over the counter: Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen)

Prescribed:
Celebrex (celecoxib)
Daypro (oxaprozin)
Mobic (meloxicam)
Naprosyn (naproxen)
Relafen (nabumetone)
Voltaren (diclofenac)
Lodine (etodolac)
Feldene (piroxicam)
Torodal (ketorolac)