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Medications and Surgery


There are certain prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements that are not safe for use prior to your surgery. It is important that you disclose to Dr. Siram any substances you are currently taking during your pre-surgical consultation. You may need to work with your medical doctor to temporarily suspend use of certain medications, such as:

  • Blood thinners
  • Aspirin
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Vitamins
  • Herbal supplements
Gautam Siram MD
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1660
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: 571-749-2070
Fax: 301-657-8240
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