Ausama Muhammed & Justin Johnston - Colonoscopy Preparation instructions for morning list
THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE
As soon as you wake up the day prior to your procedure no solid foods or milk products
are allowed. Drink only Approved Clear Fluids see list below.
Approved Clear Fluids:
Clear salty fluids (e.g. strained chicken noodle soup, clear broth/bonox/stock cubes).
Clear fruit juice (apple/lemon)
Plain jelly (yellow or orange)
Black tea or coffee (no milk)
Electrolyte replacing drinks.
No red/purple/blue/green food colourings.
Barley sugar may also be sucked if required.
Preparation of Picoprep Orange Solution
Dissolve contents of one sachet of Picoprep Orange in a full glass(approximately 250mls)
of water. This may be chilled prior to use if you prefer.
1. At approximately 1pm drink one sachet of Picoprep Orange followed by clear fluids.
2. At approximately 5pm, drink the second sachet of Picoprep Orange followed by clear fluids.
3. At approximately 9pm, drink the third sachet of Picoprep Orange.
Continue drinking approved Clear Fluids until 6 hours prior to your admission time.
You may have water until 3 hours prior to admission.
Then NIL BY MOUTH.
Diabetics - Should contact your General Practitioner/Diabetic Educator for
Medication/Insulin dosage adjustments.
Sodium Pico sulfate - Gastrointestinal Lavage Preparation
PICOPREP: Each sachet contains Sodium Pico sulfate 10.3mg, Magnesium carbonate hydrate 7.4g, Citric acid 12.2g,
For Further information refer to NPS Medicine Wise www.nps.org.au