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voltaren-nsaid

I'm scheduled for sugery in a week- permanent spinal cord stimulator. I've been told to stop the voltaren gel because it's a nsaid medication. Would this really have an effect on surgery. Possibility of increased bleeding? thanks for any help...
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Yes, all NSAID type medications need to be discontinued prior to surgery since they can increase bleeding.
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