Amicar Pre-operative and Post-operative Instructions for Patients Who Are on Coumadin
- Swish with 5-10ccs of Amicar before going to bed the night before your appointment for 1 minute and then swallow.
- Then on the morning of your appointment rinse again with 5-10ccs of Amicar for 1 minute then swallow.
- One hour prior to your appointment rinse again with 5-10ccs of Amicar for 1 minute then swallow.
- Bring your bottle of Amicar to your appointment. We will have you rinse immediately prior to your procedure with 5-10ccs for 1 minute and then swallow.
- After your procedure you will bite on gauze that has been soaked in the Amicar solution for 2 hours.
- Two hours after your procedure remove the gauze and begin rinsing every 2 hours with 5-10ccs for 1 minute until all of the Amicar is used.
- Your Amicar prescription can be filled at Oak Hills Pharmacy, 7711 Louis Pasteur located on the 1st floor of the Oak Hills Medical Building. Phone Number 614-4100.
* If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at our office.