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Thursday, 14 December 2017

This page contains answers to common questions about rheumatic conditions and treatment. If you need further assistance please phone our advice line on 01473 703315. As there are a large number of questions on this page you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Rheumatology FAQs

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Should I stop any of my medications before going into hospital for surgery?

Depending upon the reason for your hospital admission, it may be advisable for you to temporarily stop some or all of your treatment. However you should continue to take all prescribed medication unless specifically advised to do otherwise. Our staff will advise you if you are in any doubt.