Medications to Avoid

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Please review the following list of medications prior to your procedure at The Stone Center of New Jersey. You
should discontinue use of these medications according to the minimum time requirement outlined below. If
you have a question about any other medications, please call The Stone Center at 862-235-1983.

If you are taking Coumadin, Lovenox, Fragmin or Arixtra please contact your prescribing Physician
immediately and make him/her aware of our request to discontinue this medication prior to your scheduled
procedure.

In addition to the medications listed below, there are many other products on the market, including many
vitamins and supplements that may interfere with the blood’s ability to clot. We recommend that you check
with your doctor or pharmacist if you have a question as to whether your medication, vitamin, or supplement
contain aspirin or may interfere with the blood’s ability to clot.

DO NOT STOP TAKING ANY PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS WITHOUT FIRST CHECKING WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN

Discontinue 10 Days prior to treatment

  • Ticlid

Discontinue 7 Days prior to treatment

  • Aspirin (All brands, including Baby Aspirin)
  • All Aspirin containing medications
  • All forms of Aspirin (Buffered, Enteric Coated, Regular etc.)
  • Aggrenox
  • Alka-Seltzer
  • Asacol
  • BC
  • Daypro
  • Disalcid**
  • Doans Pills**
  • Effient
  • Feldene
  • Fiorinal
  • Lialda
  • Lovaza
  • Nabumetone
  • Oxaprozin
  • Pentasa
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Percodan
  • Piroxicam
  • Plavix
  • Relafen
  • Robaxisal
  • Rowasa
  • Salicylate
  • Savaysa
  • Soma-Compound
  • Trental
  • Vanquish

Discontinue 4 Days prior to treatment

  • Cilostazol
  • Persantine
  • Meloxicam
  • Pletal
  • Mobic
  • Pradaxa
  • Naproxen* (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Naprelan)
  • Treximet
  • Xarelto

 

Discontinue 3 Days prior to treatment

  • Brillinta
  • Celebrex
  • Diflunisal
  • Eliquis
  • Lodine
  • Oruvail

Discontinue 2 Days prior to treatment

  • Ansaid
  • Arthrotec
  • Agrylin
  • Clinoril
  • Diclofenac
  • Dolobid
  • Elmiron
  • Fenoprofen
  • Flector Patch
  • Flurbiprofen
  • Ibuprofen* (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin)
  • Indocin
  • Indomethacin
  • Ketorolac (Toradol)
  • Meclomen
  • Midol Cramp
  • Nalfon
  • Orudis
  • Pennsaid Solution
  • Ponstel
  • Solaraze Gel
  • Tometin
  • Toradol
  • Voltaren
  • Voltaren Gel