Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking.
Medications to continue taking, even on the day of procedure with small amount of plain water:
Medications to stop:
Warfarin (Marevan),Clopidogrel (Placta),Ticlopidine (Ticlid),Dipyridamole (Perazodin),Rivaroxaban (Xarelto),Apixaban (Eliquis)
Note: If you are unsure of which medication to take/stop, please bring along your medication.
* This list is not exhaustive. If you are unsure, please approach our staff for help.
Only for Patients with Diabetes
You should take your diabetes medications and insulin as usual the day before the procedure. You may adjust your diabetes medications as follows. If you are unsure of how to adjust your medications, please check with your usual diabetes doctor.
Victoza/ Byetta/ Saxenda
Insulatard, Lantus, Basaglar,
Toujeo, Levemir, Soliqua
Actrapid, Novorapid, Apidra, Humalog
Mixtard, Novomix, Humalog Mix
Take ½ your morning dose before lunch and your usual dinner dose.
*If you have high blood glucose and have a correction factor/scale to follow from your diabetes doctor, take your usual correction dose.
To follow doctor’s instructions.
Stay on usual basal.
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