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Upper Endoscopy
Preparation for Upper Endoscopy
Preparation for Colonoscopy
Sedation & Monitoring
After Procedure Care
Virtual Colonoscopy

Print the following documents and follow the instructions:

Endoscopy Checklist
Common Instructions to all Preps

Preparation of solution:

  • The usual does a Visocol tablets for cold cleansing is 40 tablets.

Day before procedure:

  • Clear liquid diet only. No milk or solid foods allow 24 hours prior to the procedure
  • Take the first dose at 5:00 pm
  • Take three Visocol tablets with 8 oz. of clear liquid every 15 minutes.
  • Take only 20 tablets. The last dose of the day is only 2 tablets.
  • Continue liquid diet the rest of the day
  • Drink plenty of fluids

Day of the procedure:

  • No liquids after midnight, EXCEPT a sip to take medications
  • Repeat the same process as the night before. Take three Visocol tablets with 8 oz. of clear liquid every 15 minutes.
  • Start three to five hours before the procedure
  • Arrive for colonoscopy 30 to 60 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • Double check your Endoscopy Checklist

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