PRODUCTS CONTAINING ASPIRIN
Alka-Seltzer, Anacin, Ascriptin, Bufferin, Contac, Darvon, Ecotrin, Empirin, Excedrin, Fiorinal, Midol, Norgesic, Percodan, Triaminic Vanquish
NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PRODUCTS
Advil, Aleve, Anaprox, Cataflam, Clinorial, Daypro, Dolobid, Duract, Ecotrin, Feldene, Ibuprofen, Indocin, Lodine, Medipren, Motrin, Nalfon, Naprelan, Naproxen, Naprosyn, Nuprin, Orudis, Oruvail, Ponstel, Relafen, Tolectin, Toradol, Voltaren
NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS AND FOODS
Aloe (ingested), Bilberry, Cayenne, Echinacea, Garlic, Ginger, Gingko, PC-SPES, Protein powders containing Vitamin E, Red wine, St John's wort, Vitamin E (Vitamin E is ok in a multiple vitamin, but please do not take extra), Yohimbe
There may be other products that you may need to avoid. Please contact the office before taking any medications two weeks prior and two weeks after surgery.
Acetaminophen (like Tylenol) is acceptable for headache and pain relief.
Arnica montana (homeopathic medicine) is acceptable for postoperative bruising and swelling. If Arnica is used, please start after surgery as it thins the blood. Melatonin (hormone) 3mg is acceptable to use as a sleep aide after surgery. Take at bedtime.
DAY OF PROCEDURE
Eat a light breakfast and/or lunch on the day of your procedure; avoid caffeinated products such as coffee, tea, or energy drinks. It is recommended that patients wear or bring loose and comfortable clothing the day of procedure.
Male patients should shave hair covering the abdomen and chest prior to an abdominal lipo procedure..
Please call Pacific Lipo at (858) 427-8899 for any questions. Visit our website to learn more about our office and procedures www.pacificlipo.com.