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Mr.Box

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Medications prior to surgery.
« on: September 01, 2012, 04:29:44 PM »
I'm scheduled for surgery in two weeks with Dr. Su. I've been taking Ryzolt ( Tramadol ) for the last two weeks to deal with some of the pain of my hips. I didn't want to keep taking 4 advil a day or the same with tylenol.

Is it safe to take Tramadol before and leading up to surgery or ? Should I switch back to Tylenol ? I know Advil is a no-no.
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hernanu

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Re: Medications prior to surgery.
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 06:58:03 PM »
I'd call up Dr. Su, ask his office.
Hernan, LHR 8/24/2010, RHR 11/29/2010 - Cormet, Dr. Snyder

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Re: Medications prior to surgery.
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2012, 07:54:41 PM »
Dittos, when it comes to meds or rehab it's best to ALWAYS ask your doctor.


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Mr.Box

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Re: Medications prior to surgery.
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2012, 11:30:49 PM »
I had a feeling that was going to be the response lol. I should know better.

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Re: Medications prior to surgery.
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2012, 09:57:11 AM »
I would check with the doctor.

Normally, all nsaids like celebrex, asprin, Advil, ibuprophen, etc are stopped because they can cause bleeding.

Normal opiads like Vicodin, tramadol, etc are allowed.  I took Vicodin up to my surgery due to the pain. 

Ask your surgeon.  They will make sure you are out of pain without taking NSAIDs.

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