- Do NOT eat or drink anything after midnight
the night before your procedure. This includes NOT
drinking water or coffee or eating anything at all.
- If you are taking any aspirin containing products such as Coumadin,
Aspirin, Ibuprofen, etc, you should stop taking these for a minimum of
7 days prior to your procedure ro 2 weeks before the procedure if
possible. If these medications were prescribed to you by a
physician please contact that prescribing physician BEFORE
stopping the blood thinner to make sure he approves your
stopping the medication. If there are any questions about whether
or not you should stop a particular medication or
if it contains aspirin or blood thinner you can check with your local
pharmacy or call our nursing station at 434-924-9548.
- If you are scheduled for an outpatient procedure you must
have a driver with you who can be responsible for safely
getting you home.
- If you have any questions please call 434-924-224 or
1-800-251-3627, ext 4-9556.