- Continue to take your medications as usual, even on the day of your examination, unless instructed otherwise by your doctor. Medicines taken the day of the examination should be taken with a small sip of water. If you are a diabetic, please consult with your physician prior to the examination about your medication schedule. You may continue to take aspirin prior to your procedure unless instructed otherwise.
- If you take medications to thin your blood or antiplatelet medications such as Coumadin (warfarin), Lovenox (heparin), Plavix (clopidogrel), Pradaxa (dabigatran), Eliquis (apixaban), Effient (prasugrel), Xarelto (rivaroxaban) or Savaysa (edoxaban), please contact your physician or health care provider for further instructions.
- Please bring a list of your current medications with you on the day of the procedure.
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