Day Of Your Procedure
Do not eat for eight 8 hours prior to the procedure.
At least 2 hours before your procedure time, take your regularly scheduled
medications with only sips of water - unless instructed to stop on page 1.
Take only clear liquids by mouth up until 2 hours before your arrival time.
Examples of CLEAR LIQUIDS MAY INCLUDE: water, chicken broth, apple or white grape juice, sport drinks,
popsicles, Jell-O, coffee & tea(no cream), and soft drinks. Please avoid red & purple liquids
2 hours before procedure time, begin administering enemas.
- Insert one Fleets enema initially and hold it several minutes until you have
the urge to expel it.
- After you have completed this first enema, wait 30 minutes then take the
second enema. This usually produces a clean lower colon.
- If you are still passing solid stool particles, then fill the enema container
with tap water and repeat the enemas until the return is reasonably clear.
For the 2 hours before your procedure time: Absolutely NOTHING by mouth!!
Your procedure WILL BE DELAYED OR CANCELLED if you eat or drink anything during this time (this includes use of a drinking fountain)
Remember to bring your photo ID, insurance card, and updated medication list.
We cannot be responsible for your valuables (watches or various jewelry items). Please leave these at home.