Pre-Cardiac Catheterization Instructions
- Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before the catheterization. If the catheterization is scheduled for 1 p.m. or later, you may have a liquid breakfast before 7 a.m. Do not eat or drink anything after 7 a.m.
- All medications can be taken with a little water in the morning except Glucophage or Coumadin to be stopped three to five days prior to your catheterization.
- Patients with diabetes should check with their doctor regarding their insulin.