Medications to Avoid

Please stop taking these medications 10 days before surgery, and only use Tylenol for pain. It is absolutely necessary that Dr. Zubowski clear all of your current medications for use prior to surgery in order to avoid any complications.

Aspirin Medications to Avoid

4-Way Cold Tabs
5-Aminosalicylic Acid
Acetilsalicylic Acid
Adprin-B products
Alka-Seltzer products
Amigesic
Anacin products
Anexsia w/Codine
Argesic-SA
Arthra-G
Arthriten products
Arthritis Foundation products
Arthritis Pain Formula
Arthritis Strength BC Powder
Arthropan
ASA
Asacol
Ascriptin products
Aspergum
Asprimox products
Axotal
Azdone
Azulfidine products
B-A-C
Backache Maximum Strength Relief
Bayer Products
BC Powder
Bismatrol products
Buffered Aspirin
Bufferin products
Buffetts 11
Buffex
ButaIJASAJCaff
Butalbital Compound
Cama Arthritis Pain Reliever
Carisoprodol Compound
Cheracol
Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate
Choline Salicylate
Cope
Coricidin
Cortisone Medications
Damason-P
Darvon Compound-65
Darvon/ASA
Dipentum
Disalcid
Doan’s products
Dolobid
Dristan
Duragesic
Easprin
Ecotrin products
Empirin products
Equagesic
Excedrin products
Fiorgen PF
Fiorinal products
Gelpirin
Genprin
Gensan
Goody’s Extra Strength Headache Powders
Halfprin products
Isollyl Improved
Kaodene
Lanorinal
Lortab ASA
Magan
Magnaprin products
Magnesium Salicylate
Magsal
Mama!
Marthritic
Meprobamate
Mesalamine
Methocarbamol
Micrainin
Mobidin
Mobigesic
Momentum
Mono-Gesic
Night-Time Effervescent Cold
Norgesic products
Norwich products
Olsalazine
Orphengesic products
Oxycodone
P-A-C
Pabalate products
Pain Reliever Tabs
Panasal
Pentasa
Pepto-Bismol
Percodan products
Phenaphen/Codeine #3
Pink Bismuth
Propoxyphene Compound products
Robaxisal
Rowasa
Roxeprin
Saleto products
Salfiex
Salicylate products
Salsalate
Salsitab
Scot-Tussin Original 5-Action
Sine-off
Sinutab
Sodium Salicylate
Sodol Compound
Soma Compound
St. Joseph Aspirin s
Sulfasalazine
Supac
Suprax
Synalgos-DC
Talwin
Triaminicin
Tricosal
Trilisate
Tussanil DH
Tussirex products
Ursinus-Inlay
Vanquish
Wesprin
Willow Bark products
Zorprin

Ibuprofen Medications to Avoid

Actron
Acular (opthalmic)
Advil products
Aleve
Anaprox products
Ansaid
Cataflam
Clinoril
Daypro
Diclofenac
Dimetapp Sinus
Dristan Sinus
Etodolac
Feldene
Fenoprofen
Flurbiprofen
Genpril
Haltran
IBU
Ibuprin
Ibuprofen
Ibuprohm
Indochron E-R
Indocin products
Indomethacin products
Ketoprofen
Ketorolac
Lodine
Meclofenamate
Meclomen
Mefenamic Acid
Menadol
Midol products
Motrin products
Nabumetone
Nalfon products
Naprelan
Naprosyn products
Naprox X
Naproxen
Nuprin
Ocufen (opthalmic)
Orudis products
Oruvail
Oxaprozin
Piroxicam
Ponstel
Profenal
Relafen
Rhinocaps
Sine-Aid products
Sulindac
Suprofen
Tolectin products
Tolmetin
Toradol
VoltarenTricyclic

Antidepressants Medications to Avoid

Adapin
Amitriptyline
Amoxapine
Anafranil
Asendin
Aventyl
Clomipramine
Desipramine
Doxepin
Elavil
Endep
Etrafon products
Imipramine
Janimine
Limbitrol products
Ludiomil
Maprotiline
Norpramin
Nortriptyline
Pamelor
Pertofrane
Protriptyline
Sinequan
Surmontil
Tofranil
Triavil
Trimipramine
Vivactil

Other Medications to Avoid

4-Way w/ Codeine
A-A Compound
A.C.A.
Accutrim
Actifed
Anexsia
Anisindione
Anturane
Arthritis Bufferin
BC Tablets
Childrens Advil
Clinoril C
Contac
Coumadin
Dalteparin injection
Dicumerol
Dipyridamole
Doxycycline
Emagrin
Enoxaparin injection
Flagyl
Fragmin injection
Furadantin
Garlic
Heparin
Hydrocortisone
Isollyl
Lovenox injection
Macrodantin
Mellaril
Miradon
Opasal
Pan-PAC
Pentoxyfylline
Persantine
Phenyipropanolamine
Prednisone
Protamine
Pyrroxate
Ru-Tuss
Salatin
Sinex
Sofarin
Soltice
Sparine
Stelazine
Sulfmpyrazone
Tenuate
Tenuate Dospan
Thorazine
Ticlid
Ticlopidine
Trental
Ursinus
Vibramycin
Vitamin E
Warfarin

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