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Cholecystectomy to be done. Can I smoke marijuana while surgery?

Hello, I am having a Cholecystectomy done tomorrow. I am use to smoke one joint of marijuana per day. I am getting nervous and usually I would just smoke one to relax. Is that so bad? Can I just do it and tell my doctor about it tomorrow? I told him already that I smoke everyday and I was told 2 days ago not to smoke until sergery but it s not that easy...last time I smoked was I said I am getting nervous and really need to relax, my blood presure is up the roof. Thank you Annie
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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Cannabis has property of inducing enzymes in liver. Therefore it can alter the effect of medicines that you take. Therefore it is not advisable to take this one day before operation.

One must tell your doctor regarding the same, otherwise it may complicate the anaesthetic procedure, and operation outcome
Answered: Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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