If you are scheduled for any minimally invasive procedure/injection you may be asked to hold blood thinners and/or asprin products 5 days prior to procedure date.
Some procedures do require you to have a driver and arrive fasting/NPO after midnight.
If you have been asked to hold blood thinners or asprin 5 days prior to procedure please DO NOT discontinue any other medications; for example blood pressure medication.
If you have any questions concerning your daily medication or instructions for your scheduled procedure please call our office (318) 445-9700.
THE LIST BELOW DOES NOT INCLUDE ALL BLOOD THINNING MEDICATIONS; IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE TAKING PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE.
Most Common Blood Thinners/Perscription Medications
- Xarelto (required to d/c only 2 days prior to procedure)
OTC Blood Thinners
- Asprin 325mg or 81mg
- BC Powder/Tablets