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Can I take my medication before a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)?

In general, patients who take regular medications can take them as usual before a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), except they should swallow them with only small sips of water on the day of the procedure. Patients with diabetes should check with their doctors regarding taking their diabetes medications.

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