Inform Your Plastic Surgeon If You’re Taking Psychoactive Drugs

June 13, 2017 Tags:

If you are a plastic surgery patient, it is important to share information about your psychoactive and prescription drug usage with your plastic surgeon prior to surgery. Not disclosing this information can lead to complications in surgery. “When compared to the general population, plastic surgery patients are nearly five times more likely to take more than one psychoactive medication,” PRS Global Open revealed. Unsure if the medication you are taking is considered psychoactive? Check the article below to see the list of main classes for psychoactive drugs and other prudent information regarding these medications.

For more information:
https://www.plasticsurgery.org/news/blog/let-your-plastic-surgeon-know-if-youre-taking-psychoactive-drugs