Do not take any more and when you check in for your procedure, notify the nurse or doctor of what medication was taken and when. It is unlikely the procedure will need to be cancelled.
Stop taking the mixture for 1 hour and then resume according to the dosing schedule.
It’s OK! You may stop taking the mixture for 1 hour and then resume according to the dosing instructions. If vomiting continues after several hours, please call your doctor.
Most patients will have results within two hours after taking the first dose, but it may take as long as six hours. The preparations are very effective if they are taken according to the instructions.
If you were to have very limited results or no results, please call the doctor's office in the morning prior to your procedure for additional instructions. It’s unlikely that your procedure would need to be cancelled.
Bowel movements should be a clear yellow color (similar to urine) with no solid stool. Please observe your final bowel movements as the nursing staff will be asking you what they look like.
Unless it was a full solid meal at dinner the night prior to or the day of your procedure, continue to take the preparation as indicated on the instructions. Eating or drinking something once or twice will not be harmful. Continue to avoid foods listed on the instructions. Stay on clear liquids the day before your procedure and do not drink any liquids four hours prior to your procedure.
It is imperative that you have someone with you after the procedure to hear the results of the procedure and any instructions that are given by the physician. Also, for your own safety, someone needs to accompany you home. You will not be allowed to drive yourself.
You may experience several minor effects including, but not limited to:
Please remember to carefully read over the discharge instructions given to you after the procedure.
If any of the following symptoms occur while taking your preparation or after your procedure, please call the doctor's office and ask to speak to a nurse or the physician on call if it's after 5 p.m. or before 8 a.m.