**You must be accompanied by an adult family member/friend, over the age of 18, who can take responsibility for you and sign your discharge papers.
1. 5 DAYS PRIOR TO PROCEDURE: Avoid taking any Aspirin containing compounds. This includes Advil, Aleve, Motrin, and any other arthritis medications. You may take Tylenol or Extra-Strength Tylenol ONLY. If you have any concerns about not taking specific medications (i.e. medications for blood pressure, seizures, etc.) please contact our office.
2. THE DAY OF THE PROCEDURE: no solid foods after midnight; you may have clear liquids until 4 hours before your scheduled arrival time.
3. DIABETIC MEDICATION: On the day of the procedure, do not take any oral diabetes medications until after the procedure. If you administer insulin in the morning, take only half your regular dose.
4. Approximate total time in the Surgery Center is usually 2-3 hours.
If you have any questions regarding the above information, PLEASE call our office at 541-754-1988.
*Please notify us, as soon as possible, if you are unable to keep your appointment or have the need to reschedule.