CoLYTE Prep For Colonoscopy

 

DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE:

ADD 1 GALLON OF WATER TO POWDER AND MIX. FOR A BETTER FLAVOR YOU MAY MIX CRYSTAL LIGHT PACKAGES FROM THE GROCERY STORE! REGULAR LEMONADE OR PINK LEMONADE HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED!

 

BREAKFASTSLICES WHITE BREAD (TOAST) MAY ADD HONEY, (NO JAMS, NO SEEDS) OR CEREAL (SPECIAL K, CORN FLAKES) ORINSTANT GRITSEGGS OR PLAIN YOGURT, NO FRUIT!

LUNCH AND SUPPER: SANDWICH WITH WHITE BREAD MAY HAVE MAYO, WITH MEAT AND CHEESE ONLYWHITE PASTA OR NOODLES WITH BUTTER ONLY!

SNACKS:  SALTINE CRACKERS, APPLE SAUCE, ICE CREAM, ANGEL FOOD CAKE, HARD CANDY, JELLO,POPSICLES,(NO RED OR PURPLE)

DRINKSSOFT DRINKS, TEA, COFFEE, GATORADE, POWERADE,(NO RED OR PURPLE)

DO NOT EATFRUITS, NUTS, WHOLE WHEAT (BREAD, RICE, AND PASTA), AND NO VEGETABLES!

AT 3:00PM: TAKE DULCOLAX TABLETS WITH LARGE GLASS OF WATER! (GET LAXATIVE NOT STOOL SOFTNER) BUY THE OVER THE COUNTER!

AT 4:00PM:  Start drinking Colyte and drink an 8oz glass every 30 minutes until ¾ of gallon complete.  You should have ¼ of the gallon or (2)8oz glasses left to drink at 3:00a.m the morning of your test.

NOTHING TO EAT/DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT EXCEPT 2ND DOSE OF PREP!

 

DAY OF PROCEDURE

AT 3:00AM: DRINK REMAINDER OF COLYTE

BE SURE NOT TO DRINK ANYTHING ELSE AFTER 4:00AM!

TAKE ANY HEART, BLOOD PRESSURE, OR SEIZURE MED. WITH A SMALL SIP OF WATER.

IF YOU ARE A DIABETIC, AND YOU TAKE INSULIN TAKE ½ YOUR USUAL DOSE, IF YOU TAKE A SUGAR PILL, HOLD IT UNTIL YOU GET HOME.

BRING A LIST OF YOUR MEDS WITH YOU TO YOUR PROCEDURE.

BRING SOMEONE TO DRIVE YOU HOME! YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE FOR 12HRS AFTER YOUR TEST!

IF YOU DO NOT BRING SOMEONE TO DRIVE YOU THEN YOUR TEST WILL BE RESCHEDULED!  

TAXI’S AREN’T ALLOWED!

You will be at least 2 hours. 
Your driver does not need to leave you.

NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF YOU ARE TAKING EFFIENT, PLAVIX (CLOPIDOGREL BISULPHATE), COUMADIN (WARFARIN, JANTOVEN, LOVENOX (ENOXPARIN), PRADAXA (DABIGATRAN), TICLOPIDINE (TICLID), AGGRENOX (DIPYRIDAMOLE), XARELTO (RIVAROXABAN), ELIQUIS (APIXABAN), BRILINTA (TICAGRELOR) AND HEPARIN OR IRON!  (318)283-2177

 

DON'T FORGET TO PRE-REGISTER AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.

SUPREP Prep For Colonoscopy

 

DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE

  • BREAKFASTSLICES WHITE BREAD (TOAST) MAY ADD HONEY, (NO JAMS, NO SEEDS) OR CEREAL (SPECIAL K, CORN FLAKES) OR INSTANT GRITSEGGS OR PLAIN YOGURT, NO FRUIT!

    LUNCH AND SUPPER: SANDWICH WITH WHITE BREAD MAY HAVE MAYO, WITH MEAT AND CHEESE ONLYWHITE PASTA OR NOODLES WITH BUTTER ONLY!

    SNACKS: SALTINE CRACKERS, APPLE SAUCE, ICE CREAM, ANGEL FOOD CAKE, HARD CANDY, JELLO,POPSICLES,(NO RED ORPURPLE)

    DRINKSSOFT DRINKS, TEA, COFFEE, GATORADE, POWERADE,(NO RED OR PURPLE)

    DO NOT EATFRUITS, NUTS, WHOLE WHEAT (BREAD, RICE, AND PASTA), AND NO VEGETABLES!

  • Beginning at 6:00 PM

  • Pour (1) one 6oz bottle of Suprep liquid into the mixing container. Add cold drinking water to the 16oz red line on the container and mix. Drink the full 16oz fo mixture.
  • Drink 2 more FULL 16 ounces of water.


NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT 
EXCEPT FOR THE 2nd DOSE OF SUPREP.


  • If you are taking IRON supplements you must stop 7 days before your procedure.
  • If you have not been seen in Dr Bhandari's office in the last 30 days, please call our office (318) 283-2177

DAY OF PROCEDURE

AT 3:00 A.M.

  • Pour (1) one 6oz bottle of Suprep liquid into the mixing container. Add cold drinking water to the 16oz red line on the container and mix. Drink the full 16oz fo mixture.
  • Drink 2 more FULL 16 ounces of water.

 

NOTHING ELSE TO DRINK AFTER 4:00 AM

  • Take any heart, blood pressure or seizure medication with a small sip of water.
  • If you are diabetic and you are taking insulin, take 1/2 of your usual dose the morning of your test. If you are taking a pill, just hold it until you get home from your test.
  • Bring a list of your medications.
  • Bring someone to drive you home or you will not be able to have your test!

 

You will be at least 2 hours. 
Your driver does not need to leave you.

 

NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF YOU ARE TAKING EFFIENT, PLAVIX (CLOPIDOGREL BISULPHATE), COUMADIN (WARFARIN, JANTOVEN, LOVENOX (ENOXPARIN), PRADAXA (DABIGATRAN), TICLOPIDINE (TICLID), AGGRENOX (DIPYRIDAMOLE), XARELTO (RIVAROXABAN), ELIQUIS (APIXABAN), BRILINTA (TICAGRELOR) AND HEPARIN OR IRON!  (318)283-2177

DON'T FORGET TO PRE-REGISTER AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.

MoviPrep For Colonoscopy

 

You will need to purchase a 3 oz bottle of Fleet Phospho-Soda and Dulcolax tablets. No prescription is necessary to buy these medications. The cost of these over the counter medications is approx. $1. - $2.

DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE

BREAKFAST: 2 slices of WHITE bread (toast). May add honey (no jams, no seeds), or CEREAL (Special K, Corn Flakes) or INSTANT GRITS, EGGS or PLAIN YOGURT. NO FRUIT!

 

LUNCH & SUPPER: Sandwich with WHITE bread with meat and cheese ONLY. WHITE pasta or noodles with BUTTER ONLY!

 

SNACKS: Saltine crackers, apple sauce, ice cream, angel food cake, hard candy, jello, popsicles. No Red or Purple.

 

DRINKS: Soft drinks, tea, coffee, Gatorade, Powerade.No Red or Purple.

 

DO NOT EAT: Fruits, nuts, whole WHEAT (bread, rice, pasta) and NO VEGETABLES!

 

AT 4:00 P.M. TAKE 4 DUCOLAX TABLETS (LAXATIVE NOT STOOL SOFTENERS) WITH GLASS OF WATER.

 

1st MoviPrep DOSE:

 

Beginning at 6:00 PM (Day before procedure)

  • Step 1 - Empty 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the disposable container. Add luke warm water to the top line of the container. Mix to dissolve. (If preferred, mix solution ahead of time & refrigerate prior to drinking)
  • Step 2 - The MoviPrep container is dived by 4 marks. Every 15 minutes, drink the solution down to the next mark (approximately 8 ounces) until the full liter is complete.
  • Step 3 - Drink 16 ounces of clear liquid of your choice. 

NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT EXCEPT FOR 2nd MOVIPREP DOSE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW!

 

2nd MoviPrep DOSE:

  • Step 1 - Empty 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the disposable container. Add luke warm water to the top line of the container. Mix to dissolve. (If preferred, mix solution ahead of time & refrigerate prior to drinking)
  • Step 2 - The MoviPrep container is dived by 4 marks. Every 15 minutes, drink the solution down to the next mark (approximately 8 ounces) until the full liter is complete.
  • Step 3 - Drink 16 ounces of clear liquid of your choice.


DAY OF PROCEDURE

  • Take any heart, blood pressure or seizure medication with a small sip of water.
  • If you are diabetic and you are taking insulin, take 1/2 of your usual dose the morning of your test. If you are taking a pill, just hold it until you get home from your test.
  • Bring a list of your medications.
  • Bring someone to drive you home or you will not be able to have your test!
  • If you are taking IRON supplements you MUST STOP THEM 7 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE.

 

You will be at least 2 hours. 
Your driver does not need to leave you.

  NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF YOU ARE TAKING EFFIENT, PLAVIX (CLOPIDOGREL BISULPHATE), COUMADIN (WARFARIN, JANTOVEN, LOVENOX (ENOXPARIN), PRADAXA (DABIGATRAN), TICLOPIDINE (TICLID), AGGRENOX (DIPYRIDAMOLE), XARELTO (RIVAROXABAN), ELIQUIS (APIXABAN), BRILINTA (TICAGRELOR) AND HEPARIN OR IRON!  (318)283-2177 DON'T FORGET TO PRE-REGISTER
AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask 
the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.

OSMOPrep For Colonoscopy


**This Prep requires a consent form signature due to a Black Box Warning** 

 

DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE

  • Have a normal breakfast.
  • Have a light lunch around noon.
  • No solid food after 12:00 noon. You may have liquids from noon until midnight. You may also have soft drinks, coffee, tea, popsicles, jello, broth, clear juices, or hard candy).


    Nothing solid after noon!

     

    No Red or Purple. No Milk.

     

    1st OSMOPREP DOSE:


    Beginning at 6:00 PM (Day before procedure)

     

  • Beginning at 6 p.m., take 4 OsmoPrep tablets every 15 minutes with at least 8 ounces of clear liquids (follow the clear liquid diet listed above) until you have taken 20 tablets and 40 ounces of clear liquids.
  • Continue drinking clear liquids until midnight.


NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT EXCEPT FOR 2nd OSMOPREP DOSE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW!

  • Beginning at 4 a.m., take 4 OsmoPrep tablets every 15 minutes with at least 8 ounces of clear liquids until you have taken the remaining 12 tablets and 24 ounces of clear liquids.
  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING ELSE UNTIL YOUR PROCEDURE!

DAY OF PROCEDURE

  • Pour (1) one 6oz bottle of Suprep liquid into the mixing container. Add cold drinking water to the 16oz red line on the container and mix. Drink the full 16oz fo mixture.
  • Drink 2 more FULL 16 ounces of water.

 

NOTHING ELSE TO DRINK AFTER 4:00 AM

  • Take any heart, blood pressure or seizure medication with a small sip of water.
  • If you are diabetic and you are taking insulin, take 1/2 of your usual dose the morning of your test. If you are taking a pill, just hold it until you get home from your test.
  • Bring a list of your medications.
  • Bring someone to drive you home or you will not be able to have your test!
  • If you are taking PLAVIX, COUMADIN, LOVENOX or HEPARIN please notify us IMMEDIATELY.
  • If you are taking IRON supplements you MUST STOP THEM 7 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE.

 

You will be at least 2 hours. 
Your driver does not need to leave you.

 

DON'T FORGET TO PRE-REGISTER AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician

Preparing for EGD or Dilation

 

This is a list of instructions for you to follow if you are having an EGD, Dilation or an ERCP procedure performed by Dr. Bhandari.

DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE

Do not eat or drink anything after midnight. 
You may however, take any prescribed medication with a sip of water.

 

DAY OF PROCEDURE

Take your morning medications, if any, with a small sip of water.

NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF YOU ARE TAKING EFFIENT, PLAVIX (CLOPIDOGREL BISULPHATE), COUMADIN (WARFARIN, JANTOVEN, LOVENOX (ENOXPARIN), PRADAXA (DABIGATRAN), TICLOPIDINE (TICLID), AGGRENOX (DIPYRIDAMOLE), XARELTO (RIVAROXABAN), ELIQUIS (APIXABAN), BRILINTA (TICAGRELOR) AND HEPARIN OR IRON!  (318)283-2177

 

Be sure to take your Blood Pressure, Seizure or Heart medications

If you are a Diabetic, take half of your usual dose the morning of your test.

Bring a list of your medications with you including the dose and frequency in which you take them.


You will be at least 2 - 3 hours. 
Your driver does not need to leave you.

 

DON'T FORGET TO PRE-REGISTER AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask  the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.

Preparing for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

This is a list of instructions for you to follow if you are having a flexible sigmoidoscopyprocedure performed by Dr. Bhandari.

TAKE 2 FLEET ENEMAS 2 HOURS BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.

Preparing for FibroScan

 

No food or drink 3 hours prior to the procedure.

**If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the doctor, GI nurse, or the technician.**