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Blood Thinners Newnan

Blood ThinnersASK YOUR PRIMARY DOCTOR IF ITS OK TO STOP THESE MEDICATIONS BEFORE DOING SO. IF YOU HAVE SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK OR STROKE, WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THAT YOU STOP THESE MEDICATIONS BEFORE YOUR SKIN SURGERY.


(COMMON BLOOD THINNERS ARE LISTED IN RED)

ASPIRIN CONTAINING COMPOUNDS

Alka Seltzer Bufferin Entrophen Percodan
Anacin Darvon Excedrin Robaxisal
Ascriptin Doan’s pills Fiorinal Soma
Aspirin Ecotrin Midol Synalgos DC
Bayer Empirin Norgesic Vanquish

NSAIDS

Actron Dolobid Meloxicam Ponstel
Advil Etodolac Mobic Relafen
Aleve Feldene Motrin Rofecoxib
Anaprox Fenoprofen Nabumetone Rufen
Ansaid Flurbiprofen Nalfon Salflex
Arthrotec Ibuprofen Naprelan Salsalate
Butazolidin Indocin Naprosyn Sulindac
Cataflam Indomethacin Naproxen Tolectin
Celebrex Indotec Nuprin Tolmetin
Celecoxib Ketoprofen Orafen Toradol
Clinoril Ketorolac Orudis Trisalicylate
Daypro Lodine Oruvail Trisilate
Diclofenac Meclofenamate Oxaprozin Ultram
Diflunisal Meclomen Phenylbutazone Vioxx
Disalcid Mefenamic Piroxicam Voltaren

ANTICOAGULANTS

Clopidogrel Fish Oil (Omega 3) Persantine Ticlopidine
Coumadin Heparin Plavix Vitamin E
Dipyridamole Lovenox Ticlid Warfarin

VITAMINS & HERBS

Alfalfa Chamomile Ginger Meadowsweet
Angelica Clove Ginko Biloba Poplar
Aniseed Ephedrine Ginseng Prickly ash
Asafoetida Fenugreek Guarana Quassia
BetaCarotene Feverfew Horseradish Red clover
Celery Fucus Licorice Willow

OTHER

Accutane Actifed Dimetane Dristan
Accutrim Contact Dimetapp Sine-Aide
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