Upper GI Endoscopy Preparation
DO NOT eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your exam. (You may eat and drink UP TO, but NOT AFTER midnight.)
DO NOT take any medicine before the procedure (the morning of). If you are on heart medicine or high blood pressure medicine, bring your medicine with you to the facility.
If you are unclear about these prep instructions and it is after office hours the night before your exam, call the office and our answering service will contact the doctor on call.
Do not wear contact lenses to the procedure. You may bring a case with your lenses. Failure to remove contacts during a procedure could result in corneal abrasion.
For your safety: It is mandatory that a responsible adult stay with you during your stay with us. You will not be able to drive yourself home. Due to the risk to your personal safety you will not be allowed to take public transportation or a taxi home.