8am Miralax Bowel Preparation

Planning For Your Procedure

You will be instructed on when to arrive for your procedure. Make sure that you have a driver to stay during your visit. An adult will have to drive you home. You should not drive for at least 12 hours after you receive sedation. You will need to buy 2 (two) 32oz bottles of Gatorade (no red colors), and Miralax powder (238g) over the counter. Follow DDC bowel prep directions, (not those on the Miralax bottle)

3 Days Before Your Procedure

STOP all iron, aspirin, ibuprofen, (NSAIDS) and blood thinners (Coumadin, Plavix, Aggrenox). Tylenol is ok.

The Day Before Your Procedure

Start your bowel preparation on this day. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner — you can ONLY have clear liquids, and as much as you want for this ENTIRE DAY. NO SOLID FOODS FOR THIS ENTIRE DAY Clear liquids are: Water, Tea, Black Coffee (or with non-dairy creamer), Apple, White Grape, Cranberry Juice, Bouillon, Sherbet, Jello (no red), and Soda. (NO solid foods, dairy or other juices).

Taking Your Bowel Prep

Take all other medications unless otherwise directed with clear liquids. DIABETICS: Your clear liquids do NOT have to be sugar-free items. Test your blood sugars at lunch, dinner, bedtime, and as needed. DO NOT take your diabetic pills this evening.

PLEASE DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING UNTIL AFTER YOUR VISIT ON THE DAY OF YOUR PROCEDURE

The day of your procedure

DIABETICS: DO NOT take your diabetic pills this morning, but please DO test your blood sugar. Please arrive 5112 West Taft Rd., Suite E. Check with your doctor for the time you should arrive

Please feel free to call us a (315) 452-3235 with any question or concerns.

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