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Can I continue taking my medication if I'm having a spinal injection?

If you are having a spinal injection, you may need to stop taking some of your medication before the procedure -- ask your healthcare provider. Generally, you should continue to take medicines necessary to your health, such as blood pressure or thyroid medicines. It is safe to take products containing acetaminophen (such as Tylenol).

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