Medication Guidelines

Take your usual medication (s) with clear liquid (apple juice or water) the morning of your operation.

  • Heart and blood pressure pills. These medications are especially important to take on the day of your surgery.
  • Anti-seizure Pills. Your anti-seizure medication should be taken as usual.


  • Blood thinners or aspirin. If your surgeon has not given you instructions about your blood thinner or aspirin, please call his or her office.
  • Do not take your oral diabetic medications or insulin on the morning of surgery.