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  • Stop taking all vitamins, herbs and diet supplements 3 weeks before surgery. You may resume them 2 weeks after your surgery. 

  • Stop taking all

  • Anti-platelet drugs

    • ​Enteric coated aspirin (Ecotrin®)

    • Aspirin (any brand, all doses – including “baby aspirin” 81 mg)

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    • ​Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Nuprin®, Rufen®

    • Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Naprelan®, Aleve®

  • Aspirin​

  • Herbs

    • ​Too many to list (just don't take any)​​

  • Vitamins 

    • Vitamin C​

    • Vitamin E

  • Call us if you not sure.  

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