Other Medications to Avoid

To prevent complications with your breast augmentation surgery, you should make sure to mention (during your consultation with your board-certified surgeon) any and all medications, vitamins and herbal supplements that you consume. This also includes all over-the-counter medications.

Medications to Avoid Prior to Breast Augmentation Surgery

The following is a list of drugs that various surgeons do not want their patients taking prior to breast augmentation surgery. If a medication that you are currently taking, or are planning to take, is listed, please consult with your plastic surgeon. You will need to follow his or her advice regarding any medications and/or vitamin/herbal supplements you are using.

4-Way w/Codeine

A-A Compound
A.C.A.
Accutrim
Acromycin
Actifed
Anexsia
Anisindone
Anturane
Arthritis Bufferin

BC Tablets

Children's Advil
Chloromycetin
Clinoril C
Contac
Coumadin

Dalteparin injection
Dicumerol
Dipyridamile
Doxycycline

Emagrin
Enoxaparin injection

Flagyl
Fragmin injection
Furadantin

Heparin
Hydrocortisone

Isollyl

Lovenox injection

Macrodantin
Mellaril
Miradon

Opasal

Pan-PAC
Pentoxyfylline
Persantine
Phenylpropanolamine
Prednisone
Protamine
Pyrroxate

Robitet
Ru-Tuss

Salatin
Sinex
Sofarin
Soltice
Sparine
Stelazine
Sulfinpyrazone
Sumycin

Tegopen
Tenuate
Tenuate Dospan
Thorazine
Ticlid
Ticlopidine
Trantal

Ursinus

Virbamycin

Warfarin

For information on additional medications you should avoid or speak to your surgeon about, click here.

Updated October 2016

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