SUPREP Split Dose
Two Weeks Before Your Exam
If you are taking Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), Plavix (clopidigrel) Aspirin, Xarelto, Brilinta, Pradaxa, Eliquis, Effient, Lovenox or other blood thinners, consult with your prescribing physician to discuss the management of these medications at least 2 weeks before your colonoscopy. DO NOT STOP these medications without the consent of your physician.
Five to Seven Days Before Your Exam
Stop taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (i.e. Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, and Aleve) 5-7 days prior to your exam.
Three Days Before Your Exam
Fill your prescription for SUPREP.
Two Days Before Your Exam
Drink at least 8 glasses of water during the day and stop eating solid foods no later than midnight.
One Day Before Your Exam
No solid food for the entire day.
Clear Liquids only - breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drink at least 8 glasses of water to avoid dehydration.
|Gatorade, Pedialyte or PowerAde||Red or purple items of any kind|
|Coffee, tea (no milk or non-dairy creamer)||Alcohol|
|Carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks||Milk or non-dairy creamer|
|Kool-Aid or other fruit flavored drinks||Juice with pulp|
|Apple juice, white cranberry or white grape juice||Hard candy|
|Jell-O, popsicles||Any liquid you cannot see through|
|Strained chicken, beef or vegetable broth|
At 5:00pm pour one (1) 6oz. bottle of SUPREP liquid into the mixing container. Add cool drinking water to the 16 oz line on the container and mix. Drink all the liquid in the container. You must drink two (2) more 16oz. containers of water over the next one (1) hour. Continue drinking clear liquids throughout the night.
Morning of Your Exam
Six hours before your exam, pour one (1) 6 oz. bottle of SUPREP liquid into the mixing container. Add cool drinking water to the 16 oz. line on the container and mix. Drink all the liquids in the container. You must drink two (2) more 16 oz. containers of water over the next one hour and be sure to finish the prep at least 4 hours before the exam.
Four hours before the exam, stop drinking all clear liquids.
If you take medication for high blood pressure, seizures, asthma, thyroid disease, irregular heart beat or prednisone, you must take your medications before 5 am.
Nothing by mouth four hours prior to your procedure.
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