Prep Instructions

Prep Instructions2018-11-21T17:56:54+00:00

PREP INSTRUCTIONS

At Gastroenterology Associates of Florida, we believe that being prepared for your procedure is important. Please use the prep instructions below when preparing for your procedure. If you have any questions regarding your procedure or how to prepare, please call and speak with your provider at 561-964-8221

COLONOSCOPY

Lower Endoscopy

Upper Endoscopy

Esophageal pH Study

Capsule Endoscopy

EXAMPLES OF CLEAR LIQUIDS

  • Carbonated Beverages
  • Coffee (No Creamer Or Dairy)
  • Gatorade
  • Strained lemonade or limeade
  • Fruit punches (strained if from fresh fruit)
  • Tea (No Milk)
  • Water
  • Gelatin desserts (JELL-O) without added fruit (No Red or Purple)
  • Italian ice
  • Popsicles
  • Apple juice
  • Bouillon
  • Clear, fat-free broth
  • Consommé
  • Honey
  • Jelly (no seeds or fruit pieces)
  • Syrups
  • Plain sugar candy in small amounts
  • Strained vegetable broth
  • You may also strain soups like chicken noodle, chicken rice, etc. and just drink the broth.

No Red or Purple liquids!
No Alcohol!

**5 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR COLONOSCOPY TRY TO REFRAIN FROM EATING CORN OR ITEMS WITH SEEDS. (STRAWBERRIES, TOMATOES, CUCUMBERS, ETC.)**