Procedure Preparation


General Preparation Information

It’s important to prepare for you endoscopic procedure in order to have a successful exam. Your health status and current medications will be reviewed so we can provide you with the best preparation for you. Detailed instructions will be provided for you prior to your procedure. Read them over well before your appointment.

Below we have printable copies of our most common preparation instructions. If you are unsure which set of preparation instructions are recommended for you, please call our office at 208-489-1900.

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Patient Instructions:

  1. EGD Procedures
  2. Pillcam Endoscopy Procedures
  3. 24hr pH / Mobility Procedures
  4. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Procedures

Colonoscopy Procedures:

DAY OF PROCEDURE – If you have not had any bowel movements with the prep, were unable to tolerate the prep, or completed the prep as directed but are still having formed or semi-formed stool, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can discuss this before your appointment.

  1. Nulytely/Dulcolax Split Dose Preparation Instructions
  2. Miralax/Dulcolax Split Dose Preparation Instructions
  3. Suprep Split Dose Preparation Instructions
  4. Sutab Split Dose Preparation Instructions
  5. Vigorous Miralax/Dulcolax Split Dose Preparation Instructions
  6. Vigorous Nulytely/Dulcolax Split Dose Preparation Instructions

Colonoscopy / Upper Endoscopy Combination Procedures:

DAY OF PROCEDURE – If you have not had any bowel movements with the prep, were unable to tolerate the prep, or completed the prep as directed but are still having formed or semi-formed stool, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can discuss this before your appointment.

  1. Nulytely/Dulcolax Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions
  2. Miralax/Dulcolax Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions
  3. Suprep Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions
  4. Sutab Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions
  5. Vigorous Miralax/Dulcolax Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions
  6. Vigorous Nulytely/Dulcolax Split Dose Combo Preparation Instructions

Preparation Resources:

  1. Sample Clear Liquid Diet
  2. Low Fiber / Full Liquid / Clear Liquid Diet
  3. How to Tell if your Bowel is Clean Prior to Colonoscopy
  4. Frequently Asked Questions for Procedure Preparation