All surgeons Colonoscopy Prep Afternoon List
THE DAY BEFORE YOUR EXAMINATION
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 the contents of one sachet of Picoprep orange in a full glass (about 250mls)
of water. This may be chilled prior to use if you prefer.
1. At about 5pm drink one sachet of Picoprep orange followed by clear fluids.
2. At about 9pm drink the second sachet of Picoprep orange followed by clear fluids.
3. At 8am on the morning of your procedure drink the 3rd sachet.
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 Picosulfate - Gastrointestinal Lavage Preparation
PICOPREP ORANGE: Each sachet contains Sodium Picosulfate 10.3mg, Magnesium carbonate hydrate 7.4g, Citric acid 12.2g
For Further information refer to NPS Medicine Wise www.nps.org.au