What is restricted medication when having a special procedure done?
-Heparin- Anticoagulant stopped 2-6 hrs prior to actual entry.
-Coumadin/Warfarin Sodium-Anticoagulant stopped 3-4 days prior to exam.
-Diuretics may be suspended prior to exam patients should be hydrated for procedure.
-Insulin-1st 1/ given pre exam 2nd 1/2 post exam keep hydrated.
Glucopahge- Withheld for at least 48hrs post exam.
Medications for Diabetes including glucovance, metaglyp, avandament.