Hospital Preadmission Testing Date/Time:
Lab work, EKG, and chest Xray may be performed at this visit. Please bring a list of all current medications to this appointment.
Preadmission Testing: P.A.T. Date/Time P.A.T. #
Please discontinue the following medications 7 days prior to surgery:
1 Aspirin Motrin/Ibuprofen/Advil, Naproxen, Aleve, Anaprox, Meloxicam
4 Other blood thinners (ie. Xarelto, Eliquis)
5 Multivitamin, Vitamin C, E, Fish oil or Turmeric
Failure to discontinue these medications may result in cancellation of your surgery.
PRE-OP Instructions for Major Surgery:
Bowel Prep Instructions the day before surgery:
Purchase 2 (two) bottles of Magnesium Citrate (clear only) at any local pharmacy or grocery store.
This is an over the counter product and no prescription is required.
Drink one bottle at 3:00 pm and the 2nd bottle at 7 pm the day before surgery:
Diet the day before surgery:
Regular breakfast with no restrictions
Clear liquid lunch and dinner
Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
The anesthesiology team may give you instructions to continue certain medications, particularly heart or blood pressure medications with a sip of water.
Please follow their instructions.
Clear liquid diet: Food allowed at lunch and dinner
1 Broth and bouillon
2 Clear juices
apple or white grape no pulp or colored juices
3 Caffeinated/decaffeinated tea or black coffee
Do not add milk, milk products, or creamers
4 Clear carbonated beverages
Ginger Ale Sprite 7 Up
5 Ice chips, dye-free (green and yellow are allowed) Jell-o, popsicles and hard candy.
DRINK PLENTY OF LIQUIDS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER YOUR PREP.
Items to purchase prior to surgery:
For bowel prep PRE-OP
2 (two) bottles of Magnesium Citrate (clear only)
Clear liquid diet items for lunch and dinner the day before surgery
For possible spotting/ discharge
Pad / Panty liner of your choice
For constipation prevention
MiraLAX Magnesium (with physician approval) Probiotics
For gas pain relief
Gas-X / Simethicone
7350 St. Lukes Way, St. 350 The Woodlands, TX 77384