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Medications & Dietary Supplements to Avoid Before Lithotripsy

IMPORTANT

Do not discontinue prescribed anticoagulant drugs without clearance from your prescribing physician. You may be scheduled for ESWL once the Kidney Stone Center receives written clearance from your prescribing physician.

Discontinue all herbal supplements for 1 week prior to treatment including Vitamin E and Fish Oil.

Medications to Avoid Before Lithotripsy

The following medications contain ingredients, which may interfere with your blood’s ability to clot. You must discontinue these one week prior to ESWL. This list MAY NOT contain all medications. Please check with your primary care physician, urologist or the Kidney Stone Center (303-839-6060).

Please continue to take any other medications that you may be taking under the direction of your physician.

  • Acetylsalicylic Acid
  • Actron
  • Acuprin 81
  • Advil
  • Aggrenox
  • Aleve
  • Alka Seltzer
  • AMA Arthritis Pain
  • Amigesic
  • Anacin (all products)
  • Anaflex 750
  • Anaprox
  • Anaprox/DS
  • Ansaid
  • Anturane
  • Apixaban
  • Arthritis Pain
  • Arthropan
  • Arthrotec
  • Ascriptin
  • Aspergum
  • Aspertab (all)
  • Aspirin (All products)
  • Axotal
  • Backache Caplets
  • Bayer Aspirin
  • Brilinta
  • Buffaprin
  • Bufferin
  • Buffex
  • Buffinol (all products)
  • Cataflam
  • Clinoril
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • CMT
  • Congestril
  • Cope
  • Coricidin
  • Cosprin
  • Cotylbutazone
  • Coumadin
  • Cramp End
  • Dabigatran
  • Darvon Compound 65
  • Daypro
  • Disalcid
  • Doan's (all products)
  • Dolgesic
  • Dolobid
  • Dristan
  • Easprin
  • EC-Naprosyn
  • Ecotrin
  • Effient
  • Eliquis
  • Empirin
  • Epromate-M
  • Equagesic
  • Etodolac
  • Excedrin (all products)
  • Feldene
  • Fenoprofen
  • Fiorinal
  • Genpril
  • Genprin
  • Halfprin
  • Haltran
  • Healthprin (all products)
  • Heparin
  • Ibifon 600 Caplets
  • Ibren
  • IBU-4,6,8 (all products)
  • Ibuprin
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ibuprohm
  • Indocin
  • Indocin SR
  • Indomethacin
  • Jantoven
  • Ketoprofen
  • Ketorolac
  • Lanorinal
  • Lodine
  • Lovenox
  • Magnaprin
  • Marthritic
  • Meclodium
  • Meclomen
  • Medipren (all products)
  • Midol
  • Mobic
  • Mobidin
  • Mono-Gesic
  • Motrin (all products)
  • Nabumetone
  • Nalfon
  • Naproxen
  • Naproxen Sodium
  • Naprosyn
  • Norgesic
  • Nuprin
  • Orudis
  • Oruvail
  • Oxyphenbutazone
  • P-A-C (all products)
  • Pamprin IB
  • Panasal 5/500
  • Percodan
  • Persantin
  • Phenaphen #3,4
  • Phenylbutazone
  • Piroxicam
  • Plavix
  • PMS-ASA
  • Ponstel
  • Pradaxa
  • Prasugrel
  • Premsyn
  • Q-Profen
  • Relafen
  • Rivaroxaban
  • Robaxisal
  • Roxiprin
  • Rufen
  • Salflex
  • Salsalate
  • Salsitab
  • Tanderil
  • Tolectin (all products)
  • Toradol
  • Trendar
  • Triaminicin Cold
  • Trigesic
  • Trilisate
  • Vanquish
  • Voltaren
  • Warfarin
  • Xarelto
  • Zorprin