Fasting Blood Instructions

ExitCare ImageYou are going to have your blood drawn. Fasting means you cannot eat or drink anything but water before your blood is drawn.

  • Do not eat or drink anything (except water) after midnight before the test.

  • Do not take medicine before your blood is drawn. Get approval from your doctor to take medicine the morning of the test.

  • If you were told not to take your medicine, bring it with you. You can take it after your blood is drawn. Get approval from your doctor.

  • Bring something to eat with you. You may eat after your blood is drawn.