Stop taking 10 days prior to surgery: Adderall, Vyvance, Ritalin, Focalin, Dexodrlne, Concerta, Strattera (any medication that is classified as an amphetamine).
Does Adderall interfere with anesthesia?
Amphetamines are powerful, sympathomimetic amines that, when used chronically, can profoundly effect a patient’s cardiovascular stability during anesthesia and surgery.
Can I take Adderall the day of surgery?
Two (2) days before planned surgery: Stop taking stimulants/ADD medications; for example: Ritalin®, Adderall®, Concerta®, Vyvanse®, Intuniv®. for the night before and/or the day of surgery.
What medications should be stopped prior to surgery?
What medications should I STOP before surgery? – Anticoagulants
- warfarin (Coumadin)
- enoxaparin (Lovenox)
- clopidogrel (Plavix)
- ticlopidine (Ticlid)
- aspirin (in many versions)
- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) (in many versions)
- dipyridamole (Persantine)
When should you stop taking drugs before surgery?
Drugs that should be stopped before surgery include combined oral contraceptives, see Contraceptives, hormonal; for advice on hormone replacement therapy, see Sex hormones. MAOIs can have important interactions with some drugs used during surgery, such as pethidine hydrochloride.
Can you take Adderall before general anesthesia?
All ADHD medications such as Adderall must be stopped 2 weeks before until 3 weeks after surgery to prevent dangerous interactions with anesthesia.
What drugs affect anesthesia?
Street or ‘recreational’ drugs, such as heroin, LSD and cocaine, can strongly influence the anaesthetic. Cocaine and ecstasy are two drugs that excite the nervous system.
Do I need to stop taking Adderall before surgery?
Stop taking 10 days prior to surgery: Adderall, Vyvance, Ritalin, Focalin, Dexodrlne, Concerta, Strattera (any medication that is classified as an amphetamine). Adipex needs to be stopped 15 days prior to surgery. If you have any questions about any other medications, please call the office.
When should I stop taking hydrochlorothiazide before surgery?
We strongly recommend stopping these drugs five to seven days before surgery to reduce your risk of bleeding, but discussion with your cardiologist and surgeon is advised.
Do they test for illegal drugs before surgery?
Some physicians will routinely order a urine drug screen (UDS) the morning of surgery and subsequently delay or cancel a cocaine-positive patient due to the concern for intra-operative hemodynamic instability, myocardial ischemia, and/or acute cerebrovascular stroke.
What should you avoid before surgery?
Green tea, cayenne, ginkgo, garlic, ginger, flaxseed, tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplant may have a negative effect on anesthesia or bleeding time. Foods high in refined sugar should be avoided as they can suppress immune function.
What should you not do before anesthesia?
Your doctor will likely tell you not to eat or drink anything after midnight on the night before your operation. That’s because anesthesia makes you sleepy and relaxed. The muscles of your stomach and throat also relax, which can cause food to back up and get into your lungs. An empty stomach helps prevent this.
Is it OK to take antihistamine before surgery?
Medications may be taken with only a sip of water the day of your surgery. Unless otherwise instructed by your doctor, you should stop any medications containing aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs (such as ibuprofen) or antihistamines seven days before your surgery.
What is the best thing to eat the day before surgery?
You may eat light solid foods up to 6 hours before your scheduled arrival time. A light meal is: juice or coffee with milk or cream. 1 piece of toast or 1 bowl of oatmeal or hot cereal.
Can I wear deodorant before surgery?
Makeup, perfume and hairspray should not be worn the day of surgery. Bathing, creams, lotions, deodorants. Please shower or bathe the night before your surgery. Your surgeon may request bathing with a special soap; please follow their instructions.
Can you brush your teeth before surgery?
Brush your teeth as usual, but be sure not to swallow any water or toothpaste. Do not wear any make up or nail polish. If you regularly wear contact lenses, please remove them prior to surgery. Jewelry and dentures will also need to be removed before surgery.