Since your new to our practice, you might want to take a moment to familiarize yourself with our office policies.
A drug urinalysis will be required as part of your treatment. Follow the link below for more information.
New Patient Info
First, we must have current medical records of at least the past two years before you will be able to make an appointment.
Let’s talk a little bit about blood thinners. If you are taking blood thinners or supplements, we may ask that you discontinue them prior to your procedure. Never stop these medications without approval from the physician prescribing them.
Here is a short list of blood thinners and the amount of days they should be discontinued prior to your procedure:
|Coumadin||– 5 days, PT/INR must be taken the day of procedure|
|Warfarin||– 5 days, PT/INR must be taken the day of procedure|
|Jantoven||– 5 days, PT/INR must be taken the day of procedure|
|Plavix||– 7 days|
|Pradaxa||– 3-5 Days|
|Prasugrel||– 7 days|
|Effient||– 7 days|
|Ticlid||– 14 days|
|Lovenox||– 24 hours|
|Cilostazol||– 7 days|
|Pletal||– 7 days|
|Heparin||– 24 hours|
|Aggrenox||– 7 days|
|Xarelto||– 5 days|
|Rivaroxaban||– 5 days|
|Pentoxil||– 5 days|
|Fragmin||– 24 hours|
If you are taking any supplements such as Fish Oil, Garlic, Ginseng, Vitamin A&E, Ginger, Kava Kava, Clove, White Willow bark or Gingko please stop these 7 days prior to your procedure.