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Intravenous Sedation

1) Food Consumption

  • You may not eat any solid food 4 hours prior to your appointment time.

2) Liquid Consumption

  • You may not drink any liquid 2 hours prior to your appointment time.

3) Medication

  • Take any prescribed medication as directed unless Dr Evans specifies otherwise.
  • You do not need to stop taking Cartia, Aspirin, Solprin or Disprin.
  • Avoid Echinacea long term (8weeks) as this herb may affect the immune system and result in poor healing
  • Avoid the following supplements 2 weeks prior to your surgery:
    • Vitamin E Ginseng Don Quai
    • Gingko Ginger Feverfew
    • Garlic Bromelain Omega 3 Fish Oil
    • Black Cohosh Evening Primrose Oil
    • Avoid the homeopathic remedy Arnica Montana to reduce the possibility of haemorrhage.
  • If you need to take pain relief prior to surgery Panadol or Neurofen are acceptable.
  • If you are unsure whether to continue with your medication, please check with our rooms.

4) General Information

  • ARRANGE FOR A DRIVER TO COLLECT YOU. YOU WILL NOT BE DISCHARGED OTHERWISE.
  • ARRANGE FOR SOMEONE TO STAY WITH YOU FOR THE REST OF THE DAY.
  • YOU MUST NOT DRIVE, MAKE BUSINESS DECISIONS OR OPERATE MACHINERY FOR THE REST OF THE DAY.
  • Wear loose fitting comfortable clothing preferably with a short sleeved top.
  • Please ensure that all jewellery is removed ie earrings, necklaces, watches and tongue and facial studs and left at home.
  • Remove nail polish prior to your appointment.
  • You will not be able to eat yoghurt for 5 days after your procedure.
  • If you develop any signs of illness or flu prior to your surgery please contact our office.

5) Cancellation

  • If you need to cancel or postpone your appointment we require 7 days notice. Failure to do so may incur a cancellation fee.

 

  • Telephone (07) 839 1394

  • Radnor House, 170 Collingwood Street, Hamilton

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