Patient Guide

Medical history questions you may be asked include:

  • Do you have allergies? Please list.

  • Do you have any health problems? Please list.

  • Do you have diabetes or high blood pressure?

  • Have you or your blood relatives had any adverse reaction to anesthesia?

  • Have you had other surgeries or illnesses?

  • Have you had a fever, cold or rash recently?

  • Do you take any medications, including over-the-counter products such as aspirin?
    (Please be ready to tell the nurse the name of all your medicines, amount or dosage taken, and how often you take them.)
  • Do you use alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs?

  • Do you take any herbal or dietary supplements?
    (Including ephedra-containing products?)