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Medication to Avoid Before Surgery

 

                                   

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Before your procedure, your plastic surgeon might also suggest that you stay away from certain foods that contain salicylates (aspirin) for a period of a couple of weeks.  Ask your physician if you should have any food restrictions before your surgery.

 

 

Fruits:

  • apples

  • avocados

  • blueberries

  • dates

  • kiwi fruit

  • peaches

  • raspberries

  • figs

  • grapes

  • plums

  • strawberries

  • cherries

  • grapefruit

  • prunes

  • raisins

  • cranberries

  • tangerines

  • oranges

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables:

  • alfalfa

  • cauliflower

  • cucumbers

  • mushrooms

  • radishes

  • broad beans

  • eggplant

  • spinach

  • zucchini

  • broccoli

  • hot peppers

  • garlic

  • onions

  • jicama
     

 

 

 

 

Some Cheese Products

 

 

 

Herbs - Spices - Condiments:

  • dry spices and powders

  • curry powder

  • cayenne pepper

  • ginger

  • paprika

  • thyme

  • cinnamon

  • dill

  • oregano

  • turmeric

  • tomato pastes and sauces

  • vinegar

  • soy sauce

  • jams

  • jellies

  • honey
     

 

 

 

 

Beverages:

  • coffee

  • wine

  • cider

  • beer

  • orange juice

  • apple cider

  • regular tea

  • herbal tea

  • green tea

  • rum

  • sherry
     

 

 

 

 

Nuts:

  • pine nuts

  • peanuts

  • pistachios

  • almonds
     

 

 

 

 

Candies:

  • peppermints

  • licorice

  • mint-flavored gum

  • breath mints
     

 

 

 

 

Ice Cream and Gelatin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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