Prepare for your Outpatient Lab Visit

  • It is really important that the patient not take any medications that have an aspirin like component including Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Celebrex or Benadryl for the week prior to this appointment.

  • If the patient takes ASA daily for other health reasons, have family contact their prescribing doctor to see if they can be off ASA for one week.

  • The patient can always take Tylenol and SHOULD eat a good breakfast prior to the appointment.