SuPrep for Colonoscopy

Liquid Diet

Start a liquid (no solid foods) diet from the moment of waking up on the day before the procedure.

Clear Liquid Diet

  • Gatorade, fruit juice (no citrus), soda, popsicles without fruit or cream, gelatin without fruit, broth without fat, coffee, and tea
  • No solid food
  • No red, orange, or purple colored liquids
  • No dairy

 

SuPrep Preparation Instructions

  • 1st dose of SuPrep to be taken at 6pm day of liquid diet. Mix 1 bottle from kit with water in the mixing cup supplied. Follow with 2 mixing cups of water.
  • 2nd dose of SuPrep 6 hours prior to procedure. Mix second bottle from kit with water in the mixing cup supplied. Follow with 2 mixing cups of water.
  • May have clear liquids up to 4 hours before the procedure.

Do not eat or drink (not even water) anything 4 hours prior to your procedure.

  • Be sure to inform your doctors and nurses about any diabetic medications and/or blood thinners you take.
  • Take all medications for high blood pressure, heart conditions, or seizure disorder with water 4 hours prior to your procedure.This will be the last liquid you should have.  
  • Bring rescue inhalers, asthma inhalers, diabetic medications, glucose monitor, and CPAP or BiPap machine with you to the procedure.
  • Please be sure to have a ride arranged and with you to take you home after the procedure. If you do not have a ride with you, your procedure may be canceled.

 

Please call 303.398.1355 option #4, if you have any questions or need to reschedule.

 

This information has been approved by Jeffrey King, MD (February 2015).

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