|Taking complera post surgery
Jul 10, 2013
Hi Dr. Young, I will be getting spinal fusion surgery in the coming months, and am a little concerned. My concern is that i have read that some people can't eat much after having surgery and are sometimes fed through an I.V. line. I take my Complera at 6-7pm so i should be 'awake' by then. Is it OK to take my tablet if i only have a liquid diet, for one night? Is it ok to take it on the same day as general anesthetic? Thank you for your opinion!
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
You should be fine-- while Complera should be taken with a meal, a single dose taken with a liquid meal, even if suboptimal, won't have any meaningful effects.
Good luck with the surgery, BY
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