PRE-PROCEDURE CHECKLIST

You must have a driver to pick you up from your procedure unless other arrangements are made with your physician.

You must be off all medications which can thin your blood, including anti-inflammitories...

     • Ibuprofen                  • Advil                        • Aleve
     • Motrin                        • Relafen                   • Naprosyn
     • Aspirin                       • Plavix                      • Heparinl
     • Coumadin

(PLEASE SEE “ MEDICATIONS I SHOULD NOT TAKE BEFORE PROCEDURE ” TO GET FULL LIST)


You cannot get this procedure if you have had any spinal/orthopaedic surgery within the last 3 months

If you are diabetic, your sugars may transiently increase after the procedure secondary to
the steriod, please consult your specialist.

You may not get this procedure if you are pregnant.

You may NOT eat the morning of the procedure. (Water is ok. You may eat right after the procedure).

Please inform your physician if you have any allergies to:
                            • Iodine                • Dye                • Shellfish
                            • Steriod              • Celestone      • Dexamethasone
                            • Lidocaine          • Marcaine

Forms: Pre-Procedure Care

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