to Stop

14 days before you should stop:

  • Any Narcotic such as Vicodin, Tylenol #3, Norco, Darvocet, Percocet, Oxycontin,

10 days before you need to stop:

  • Plavix
  • Any Anti-inflammatory, except Celebrex
  • Herbal Supplements
  • Vitamins (Vitamin E, C, K etc.)

7 days before surgery you need to stop:

  • As per your primary care physician
  • Aspirin
  • Coumadin

You can continue to take:

  • Tylenol
  • Celebrex
  • Ultracet
  • Glucosamine

If you are taking any other medications that are not listed, please consult with your internist prior to surgery to determine if you should continue taking the medication or to see when you should stop and resume the medication.