Afternooon Procedure Prep Instructions

NOTE:  This is a split dose preparation. This means that you take the prep solution at two separate times and stop drinking any/all liquids at least 2-1/2 hours prior to your scheduled arrival time.  Carefully read the instructions below and be sure to arrange transportation home.

3 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR TEST:  

Avoid all beans, peas, corn, grapes and popcorn

DAY PRIOR TO TEST: 

Follow a clear liquid diet for the ENTIRE day.  Clear liquids include white cranberry juice, white grape juice, apple juice, beef or chicken broth, tea, water, coffee, Gatorades, orange juice without pulp, sodas, popsicles and Jello.  NO RED OR PURPLE COLORED LIQUIDS, NO SOLID FOOD, AND NO DAIRY PRODUCTS. 
  
DAY OF THE TEST:

  • STEP 1:

At 4 am, pour the entire contents of one bottle of Suprep into the mixing container provided.  Fill the container with water to the 16 ounce fill line indicated on the mixing container.  Drink the entire solution in 30 to 45 minutes.

  • STEP 2:

Over the next hour, drink 32 ounces of plain water.  Bowel movements should begin soon after completing Step 1.  Slow down and take small sips if you become nauseous.

  • STEP 3:

At 8 am, pour the entire contents of one bottle of Suprep into the mixing container provided.  Fill the container with water to the 16 ounce fill line indicated on the mixing container.  Drink the entire solution in 30 to 45 minutes. 
  

  • STEP 4:


Over the next hour, drink 32 ounces of plain water.  Slow down and take small sips if you become nauseous. 

FINISH ALL LIQUIDS BY 10 AM ON THE DAY OF YOUR TEST.

YOU MAY TAKE THE FOLLOWING MEDICATIONS THE MORNING OF THE TEST:  heart/ blood pressure medication, anti-seizure medications, anti-rejection medications.  
  
Hold diabetic medications.  Avoid phentermine for at least 14 days prior to the procedure.  
  
YOU MUST HAVE SOMEONE TO DRIVE YOU HOME FOLLOWING YOUR PROCEDURE.