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... Just wanted to let you all know that I used halflytely(sp) a couple of months ago for my first colonoscopy. It is lemon-lime flavored and isn't exactly delicious but definitely tolerable!! I have a quick gag reflex and was able to keep it down without any problems at all. It's about 8 juice glasses which is what I used. Also, instead of drinking a glass every 10 minutes, I... (9 replies)
... Halflytly :D nice name. Let us know what it is like. For a barium enema I was given a large dose of castor oil about 4 tablespoons.(tastes bad but not THAT bad(like a lipstick taste)) to be followed by a large dose of senna based laxitive and lots of liquids of my choice. It does the job BUT leaves a chocolate brown stain on the bowel so it isn't good for a colonoscopy... (9 replies)
... Hi Husband and mother have always been prescribed Picolax here in the UK. It doesnt taste particularly good but is quick and effective. The following link is typical info that our British NHS gives out to patients for colonoscopies and includes info on what you can and cannot eat drink the week before the procedure. Hope it helps. ... (9 replies)

... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 replies)
... dehydration under normal circumstances. I was hoping you could share which prep you felt was the "easiest". I know she should drink gatorade, clear broths, juice, etc. ... (9 replies)
Aug 27, 2014
... I see you posted this a few weeks ago. Have you had your colonoscopy yet? ... (1 replies)
... you'll spend a LOT of time in the bathroom! But the scope itself is easypeasy. And the peace of mind you'll have afterward is the best part. As with everything, the anticipation is the worst. You can do this and you'll be all the better for it. ... (3 replies)
... it did,i had no problem drinking the stuff...after drinking 4 cups of the stuff i was on the toilet for 2 hours and then i was fine...slept all night and had my colonoscopy at 8 the next morning...i worried so much about having a colonoscopy and really it was not that bad... wishing you the best and you will get along fine... ... (13 replies)
... So pleased for you and also thankyou for posting this for us all. I am sure it gives others hope in that we can sometimes drive ourselves crazy thinking the worst. Happy holidays.:) (1 replies)
... I posted a few days back about some symptoms I was having and I was scared out of my mind. I literally just got home from my colonoscopy 15 minutes ago and wanted to share my results. ... (1 replies)
... in the first place. It is estimated that an average 40 year old male will have one polyp. Some of us just have worse genes than others. I myself had my first colonoscopy shortly before my 29th birthday and discovered I had several polyps and 2 that were larger masses. ... (3 replies)
... I hope you are feeling better today!! Having this colonoscopy test done is necessary but just preparing for it is hard on people physically and mentally. I'm sorry to hear you were unable to complete the prep. ... (20 replies)
... The night before my colonoscopy I had to take the ducolax at 2pm, 4 tabs, which I did. Then at 5pm I had to mix 238 gm of Mirilax into 8 cups of water. ... (20 replies)
... I thought I would check in today. So glad to hear from you. The next couple of days will be trying your patience. I'm sure you'll do just fine. The prep "is" the worst part in my opinion. ... (20 replies)
... Tomorrow is your apptn. which means you'll be doing your prep today for tomorrows test. right? ... (20 replies)
Mar 13, 2009
... I agree with Bonnie, if you can handle eating light the day before you start your prep the easier it will be to get cleaned out. ... (8 replies)
Mar 10, 2009
... First of all, the colonoscopy is not bad at all. You don't remember a thing. The only part you want to avoid is the anxiety connected with the anticipation. ... (8 replies)
... I used the Miralax prep for my last test in May of 08. It was, BY FAR, the easiest of any prep I have done. ... (3 replies)
... I am sitting here having just finished the Miralax for the prep followed by 4 pills of Durolax. I must say this was the best as far as taste, I put it in Gatorade as the dr said and all I could taste for the Gatorade. My procedure is 11 tomorrow. ... (3 replies)
... I was not aware they were using Miralax as a prep per say. Not that they couldn't be, I just have never heard of it. It is usually used as just a laxative and used to be prescription only. ... (3 replies)

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