Medical History

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Medical History Update for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants

Bleeding Issues
Medication:  Coumadin   Plavix   Pradaxa Xarelto Eliquis  Aspirin  Antineoplastics     any blood thinners including garlic
Diseases:    Liver diseases
Conditions:  Clotting issues
Healing Issues
Smoker?          Dry Mouth?         Birth control?
Diseases:     Diabetes      Renal Disease     COPD     Congestive heart failure     HIV
Connective Tissue Diseases like     RA    Sjogren’s Syndrome
History of:  Multiple myeloma, Bone metastasist, osteoporosis, radiation therapy in head or neck, chemotherapy, organ transplant.

Antiangiogenic agent? Cancer or macular degeneration drugs like Sunitinib (Sutent) Bevacizumab (Avastin) Aflibercept (Zaltrap, Eylea) JADA 2022 Aminoshariae

Immunosuppressive drugs? Enbrel Humira, cyclosporine, methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall, Otrexup (PF), Xatmep)

Steroids? cortisone, hydrocortisone, prednisone, other

SSRI or antidepressants? circle all citalopram Celexa, escitalopram Lexapro, fluoxetine Prozac, fluvoxamine Luvox,    paroxetine Paxil, sertraline Zoloft, Desvenlafaxine Pristiq, Duloxetine Cymbalta, Levomilnacipran Fetzima, Milnacipran Savella, Venlafaxine Effexor

Proton pump inhibitors omeprazole (Prilosec, Yosprala, Zegerid ) lansoprazole (Prevacid), dexlansoprazole (Dexilent), rabeprazole (Aciphex), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Vimovo, Nexium)

Bone healing or strengthening pills or shots = Bisphosphates? taken for osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, multiple myeloma, hypercalcemia, and metastatic breast cancer and prostate cancer

  • Alendronate (Fosamax, Alendro)
  • Risedronate (Actonel)
  • Ibandronate (Boniva)
  • Atelvia Skelid (tiludronate) This one OK
  • Tiludronate (Skelid) This one OK


  • Pamidronate (Aredia, Pamisol) worst
  • Zolendronic acid (Zometa, Reclast) worst
  • Ibandronate (Boniva IV)
  • Clodronate (Bonefos) This one OK


  •  Denosumab monoclonal Ig Ab (Prolia, XGEVA=like IV). Prolia patients should be treated the way we treat ORAL Bisphosphonate patients as their risk is very low, likely less than .5% Watts 2019 JCEM. Xgeva patients should be treated the way we treat IV Bisphosphonate Patients. The effects do reverse with time from Denosumab.

History of cancer?  What type?  Do you know what treatments you were given?

Pre-Med issues
Synthetic joints?
Congential heart defects?
History of C. diff. infection?
Allergic to any Medication?  Penicillin? 
FYI  Bisphosphonates can be classified into 2 categories: non-nitrogen containing and nitrogen containing bisphosphonates. Nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates are the only compounds that cause BP-related osteonecrosis. Reference
Treatment of BP patient OS and implant