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Information regarding medications

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING

YOUR MEDICATIONS PRIOR TO SURGERY

 

  • If you have a coronary (heart) stent and take CLOPIDOGREL (PLAVIX/ISCOVER)
    PRASUGREL/EFFIENT or TICAGRELOR/BRILINTA then you MUST inform your
    Doctor at Oceanside Urology, who may contact your heart specialist to see
    if this medication can be stopped before your operation.

 

  • If you take WARFARIN (MAREVAN) , DABIGATRAN (PRADAXA), APIXABAN
    OR RIVAROXABAN you will need to cease it prior to surgery. You MUST inform
    your Doctor at Oceanside Urology who will advise you when to stop the
    tablets and whether additional arrangements need to be made.

 

  • Medications for HYPERTENSION (High Blood Pressure) need to be continued up to
    and including the day of surgery.
  • If you take any NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS
    (including FISH OIL OR SALMON OIL) you should cease
    them TWO WEEKS prior to surgery.

 

  • If you have any questions regarding your medications,
    please call your Doctor at Oceanside Urology.

 

  • If you take any NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS
    (including FISH OIL OR SALMON OIL) you should cease
    them TWO WEEKS prior to surgery.

 

  • If you have any questions regarding your medications,
    please call your Doctor at Oceanside Urology.

QuickContact Details

For all appointments & enquiries call: General: 07 5437 9355 Fax: 07 5437 8299

reception@oceansideurology.com.au

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Suite 3, Ground Floor, Consulting Suites
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
3 Doherty Street, Birtinya, QLD 4575

Urologist Sunshine Coast

If you take the following medications, you should
cease them ONE WEEK prior to surgery.

Aclin
ACT-3
Actiprofen
Advil
Anaprox
Arthrexin
Arthrotec
Brufen
Butalgin
Celebrex
Celecoxib
Clexane
Clopidogrel
Dalteparin
Diclofenac

Diclohexal
Dipyridamole
Dinac
Enoxaparin
Feldene
Feldene-D
Fenac
Fragmin
Ibuprofen
Indocid
Indomethicin
Inza
Iscover
Ketoprofen
Ketorolac

Mefenamic acid
Mefic
Mobic
Mobilis
Mobilis-D
Movalis
Naprogesic
Naprosyn
Naproxen
Nurofen
Orudis
Oruvail
Panafen
Persantin
Phenindione

Piroxicam
Pirohexal
Plavix
Ponstan
Proxen
ProVen
Rafen
Rofecoxib
Sulindac
Surgam
Tiaprofenic acid
Toradol
Triprofen
Vioxx
Voltaren

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