All patients having sedation MUST HAVE A RIDE
If you are having IV sedation, no food or drink for at least 5
hours before your check-in time. Otherwise, it is okay to eat. It is also okay to have pain medication and
high blood pressure medication with a small amount of water.
You will need to have STOPPED any of the
following medication(s) 7 days prior to your procedure: this list is as comprehensive as possible, but not
exclusive. If you have doubt or questions regarding your medication(s), please contact our office at (503)
Toradol Anaprox Feldene Mobic
Trental Persantine Ansaid Fragmin
Arthotec Vitamin E Naprosyn
Nabumetone Reopro Ibuprofen
Aspirin Naprosyn Ginko
If you are taking Plavix or
Clopidogrel, then you will need to have STOPPED 10 days
prior to your procedure.
You will need to have STOPPED any of the following medications 5 days prior to your procedure
(note: you will need to check with the prescribing provider before stopping any of the
Heparin Lovenox Warfarin
If you are currently taking any of these medication(s), then
you will need to have a blood test completed on the day of your procedure. Please contact our office to
arrange this before your procedure date.
All of the medication(s) listed above may cause prolonged
bleeding. Please remember that if you have not stopped these medication(s) in time, your procedure will have
to be canceled.
Please be courteous, we require 24 hours notification for all cancellations, this allows us
time to bring in patients on our waiting list.