Please write down a complete list of all the surgeries you have ever had and the dates of the surgeries. Also note any ER visits.
Please bring a complete list of medicines, their doses and timing (e.g., once or twice a day) and how long you have been taking them.
Please write down any allergies to medicine or foods.
Please ask your family members if any diseases are common in your family. Ask about a family history of colon cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic and liver cancer, gallbladder disease, Celiac disease (gluten sensitivity), Crohn's disease and colonic polyps, amongst others.
Advice regarding prescription refills:
Patients should have been seen in the past six months to qualify.
Always check prescriptions with your pharmacist.
Give a complete and updated list of your medicines exactly as you take them (with the strength of the medicines, too, e.g., 100 mg, 500 mg, etc.).
Have your pharmacist fax us the request.
Be aware that medicines can have very serious interactions and side effects.
Please write down any allergies to medicines or foods.