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HOW TO PREP PROCEDURES

SUMMARY FOR COLONOSCOPY PREPARATION

  • Check your medication and make necessary adjustments if you take blood thinners or diabetic drugs.
  • Make arrangements for transportation since you are not allowed to drive due to sedation.
  • 7 days before colonoscopy: Begin low fiber diet.
  • 1 day before colonoscopy: Clear liquids only. Start bowel prep (DOSE 1) at 6 PM.
  • On the day of colonoscopy: Take the rest of prep (DOSE 2) at 7 hours before the colonoscopy, and DOSE 2 should be finished 4 hours before the colonoscopy. Nothing to eat or drink for at least 4 hours before the colonoscopy.

How to Prepare Colonoscopy - General

How to Prepare Colonoscopy - Bowel Prep and Diet Instruction

How to Prepare Colonoscopy - Additional Info

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