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Immunosuppressants
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Preadmission Testing
PAT's/Pre-op Physical/Cardiology Clearance
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Surgery Pre-op Class-Medical
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    Nexium capsules

    Acid Reducer

    • Prilosec (generic-omeprazole)
      • For gastric bypass patients, omeprazole should be taken daily for at least 3 months after surgery, to prevent the formation of an ulcer at the connection between the stomach pouch and the small intestine.
      • For sleeve, SIPS, and band patients it is an optional prescription and can be used as needed.