If you have any questions, please fill out a contact form or call our office at The effects of the anesthesia can persist for 24 hours. Take only the medication that is prescribed by your doctor. At 4pm, take one 10 ounce bottle of Citrate of Magnesium and 2 Dulcolax pills.
On the morning of your exam, do not eat or drink anything until after your exam. Avoid items that cause gas such as sodas and salads. Home Physicians Charles A.
Please make sure you have arranged ahead of time for a responsible adult age 18 or over to drive you home after the procedure. These medications are usually stopped several days before your procedure. At this point, you must stop all liquidsincluding water, gum, candy, mints, and cough drops. You may take your vital medications with a small sip of water.
For lunch and supper, continue with clear liquid diet.
You may continue to have clear liquids till midnight. At 8PM — Take 1st bottle of magnesium citrate. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please let our office know as soon as possible.
You can resume your diabetes medications after the procedure, once you have eaten. For breakfast start on clear liquids, 7-up, Sprite, water, tea, coffee without cream, orange or green Jell-O not red, Gatorade, or broth.
Please ask your doctor. Continue with clear liquids to help flush out colon.
Wear comfortable, loose clothing such as a sweat suit. You will probably want to start with something light. At 12 noon, take one 10 ounce bottle of Citrate of Magnesium and 2 Dulcolax tablets.
If you are taking insulin it is always a good idea to check with your endocrinologist or primary doctor as to the best way to manage your blood sugars.
Please arrive for your procedure at least a half an hour prior to your procedure time. Remember to drink as many liquids throughout the day as possible.
No metal should be worn including underwire bras or zippers. If you are working, may take at 4pm.