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... 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 have wondered about the sedation they use. When I lived in Florida, I had them where they knock you out and immediately wake up with no effects.. I was alert and ready to go get something to eat, I was STARVING! I moved to a different state and the last one I had, I was given the IV that was extreemly painful (felt like I had been hit with a baseball bat at the injection... (9 replies)
... My first day prep was 3 ducolax tabs at once, at 8 pm, then nothing but clear liquids after midnight, then at 4 pm the next day I had to drink the phosphoda (sodium phosphate) 1.5 ounces mixed with ginger ale or spirt and then the next 1.5 ounces at 8. I never finish the second one because the first round truly cleans me out. What I have found that truly truly makes a... (4 replies)

... awesome thanks for the tips =]. The Picolax came in lemon flavor, im actually enjoying it probably due to the fact im starving. i havent eaten any solids for 24 hours only water, making some Jelly to eat need sugar for energy. After my experience with those laxatives my stools turned orange with red marks since the bowel movement was rapid and those people at the sewage... (17 replies)
... Heelo all, I did the fleet prep kit today and the liquid i had to drink after 10 minutes i threw it up. my bowel movements now are like water jello looking. I started The liquid diet a day ealry because the doc said if i felt bloated to go ahead so i did.(starving )Now tomorrow i have to drink the half lightly and 8 ounces every 10 minutes.I know ill vomit because im... (5 replies)
Colonoscopy Prep
Aug 17, 2003
... I'm scheduled to have a colonscopy at 8:30 a.m. this Tuesday. I realized last night that I had received two conflicting sets of directions on how to prepare for the exam. One set only has me on clear liquids beginning at midnight tonight and the other set directs me to start on clear liquids two days before (in other words - all day sunday which is today - all day Monday and... (3 replies)
... I just got a call today from the Gastroenterologist. There's going to be 2 visits. First visit would be a standard office visit. Second one would be a colonoscopy procedure. My heart just sunk. I mean, it must have been critical enough for the Gastroenterologist to perform such a procedure. ... (6 replies)
... I am off to have my colonoscopy. Should be done by 1pm. The prep was not enjoyable. Trying to get sleep in between trips to the bathroom was not a lot of fun. I am praying they don't find anything too wrong. If anything, I hope it is just polyps. I will let you know how it goes, hopefully this afternoon. PS. I am starving Steve (14 replies)
Colonoscopy Prep
Aug 18, 2003
... I just recently had a colonoscopy and if called for a day and a half of clear liquids the best thing to remember when you are really starving the popsicles really help but the chicken broth takes awaing those gnawing pains... ... (3 replies)




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