Hi, I was just wondering if it's okay to keep taking my sleep medication up until my breast augmentation surgery day. I don't plan on taking it after the procedure because I understand i should not mix them with my pain meds. But is it okay and safe to take now? 1 week until my surgery.
Breast augmentation scheduled for next wk. I take zolpidem 5mg (ambein) at night to help me sleep. Is this okay?
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It should be no problem, but make sure you okay it both with the surgeon and anesthesiologist. Good luck!
Ambien before surgery.
This should not be a problem. I would let your surgeon and anesthetist know.
Best wishes for your upcoming surgery.
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Taking 5mg of Ambien prior to your breast augmentation should not affect the surgery. However, check with your surgeon first. Best wishes.
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Should be fine. I would ask you to call your doc and his or her nurse can give you what they prefer. Best wishes!
The medication should not be a problem at all but check with your surgeon to make sure he has no objections. Good luck with your surgery.
Any medication has risks. Please make your surgeon and the anesthesiologist aware you are taking Ambien. I doubt they would cancel the surgery if you are healthy otherwise.
you can take it now but mention it to whoever is dministering your anesthesia 48 hours before. You are correct in not taking it with pain medication!