I Took a Herbal Colon Cleanse 7 Days Before Lipo/fat Transfer?

I took a herbal colon cleanse called Clean Inside (two capsules) three days ago (7 days before my lipo with fat transfer). I take it when i am backed up and I totally did not think about it till a day later! My Should I reschedule or should It be out of my system. I took two capsules(which was the suggested serving size) 924 mg blend -Aloe Flerox -Slippery Elm Bark -Grape Seed 95%Extract -Magnesium Malate -EDTA -Magnesium Hydroxide -Pineapple Power -Rhubarb Root Powder -Marshmallow Root

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Herbal Colon Cleanse 1 Week before Liposuction and Fat Transfer

In general, I recommend that patients do not use such herbal preparations, because they tend to have so many ingredients that all of the effects could not be reasonably ascertained.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Herbal cleanse ok preop?

It sounds like the ingredients should be ok for surgery. Sometimes we worry that herbals can impact your bruising or blood pressure, but this should have run through you, not been absorbed. You need to hydrate well, so you are not dehydrated. Please run all this by your surgeon performing the procedure - he/she is ultimately responsible. Best of luck!

Michele A. Shermak, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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