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ONE WEEK BEFORE COLONOSCOPY

  • You must have a responsible adult drive you home. If you do not have a ride arranged, we will not be able to perform the procedure. Public transportation is only allowed with an adult escort.
  • Call your pharmacy prior to picking up the prep to ensure they have the prescription.
  • Medications
    • Blood-thinning medications may need to be discontinued. Take your last dose of on
    • May continue to take regular medications, unless instructed by provider or nursing staff
      • Stop Taking
        • Prescription Iron pills
      • Stop Eating
        • Seeds, nuts, tomatoes, berries, corn, popcorn, and breads with seeds or nut

TWO DAYS BEFORE COLONOSCOPY

  • Obtain Covid Test

ONE DAY BEFORE COLONOSCOPY

  • Start clear liquid diet. No solid foods, dairy or non-dairy products, juices with pulp, red or purple colors, and alcohol.
  • Clear Liquids include: Water, Apple Juice, Gatorade, Broth, Jell-O, Popsicles, soda, etc.
  • Mix bowel prep solution at 6:00 PM:
    • Use the mixing container to mix the contents of the Dose 1 pouch with at least 16 ounces of cool water by shaking or using a spoon until it’s completely dissolved. This may take up to 2 to 3 minutes.
    • Take your time- slowly finish the dose within 30 minutes.
    • Refill the container with at least 16 ounces of the clear liquid of your choice. Again, take your time and slowly finish all of it within 30 minutes
    • Continue clear liquid diet throughout the evening (NO SOLID FOOD)
  • Patients that are Diabetic
    • Evening Dose Only: Take ½ the dose of your diabetic medication(s) the day before your procedure.
    • No dose the day of the procedure.

DAY OF COLONOSCOPY

  • Continue clear liquid diet–No Solid Food.
  • Start drinking prep four (4) hours prior to procedure time:
    • Use the mixing container to mix the contents of Dose 2 (Pouch A and Pouch B) with at least 16 ounces of cool water.
    • Repeat ALL the steps above.
    • NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK Three (3) HOURS PRIOR TO PROCEDURE.

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Anchorage Office

Monday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Eagle River Office

Monday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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