Ideally and a few days before treatment, a person should try to avoid consuming alcohol. Other precautionary measures that may be advised are:
• Stop taking medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen and Excedrin, among others.
• Avoid supplements such as ginseng, flax oil, fish oil, Vitamins A and E, among others.
Post-treatment, the individual may be advised to avoid touching or rubbing the injected areas and exercising (to prevent excessive sweating), at least for a day or two. If some muscle weakness is experienced, they may also be advised to avoid operating machinery equipment, including vehicles.
During the consultation, the doctor will advise the patient on the needs and measures to be taken.