Oral Contraceptive Pill

Are you taking the Oral Contraceptive Pill?


If so please inform your doctor

If you have broken a bone, taking the pill may put you at a greater risk of blood clots

You should stop taking the pill at least one month prior to scheduled surgery

Failure to stop taking the pill may result in:

  • Cancellation of your surgery
  • Clot in the leg
  • Clot to the lung



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