Instructions for Liver Biopsy

h-patient3Prior to a liver biopsy, please do not take aspirin, ibuprofen, Coumadin, naproxen or any other blood thinner for 7 days before the biopsy. You may take Tylenol as needed. The day before the procedure, please do not eat or drink anything after midnight. If you take blood pressure and/or cardiac medication, you may take it the morning of the procedure, but please resume the rest of your medication after the biopsy is complete. Please refer to our Instructions for Liver Biopsy for more information.