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... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 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)
... ications I took for the anemia my blood count would either stay the same or it would drop lower. The doctor insisted that I needed to go to a GI doctor to have a colonoscopy done but when he explained the test to me I knew I didn't want it done so I kept putting it off. I figured I knew more than him because I was anemic all my life. ... (10 replies)
... As dwallech said the prep can interfere with one's electrolyte balance. this would account for the shakes and fainting as could being slightly anemic. ... (19 replies)
... s experience with a colonoscopy to be different than each others. Here is how it was for me. ... (45 replies)
... Your physician may recommend a colonoscopy exam if you have change in bowel habit or bleeding, indicating a possible problem in the colon or rectum. ... (19 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)
... le are not afraid of the risk involved with the procedure, however most are not comfortable with the cleansing of the bowel process. I do see their point. That prep has got to rank at one of my highest all time positions of disgusting, miserable, and sickening experiences. ... (22 replies)
... ve undergone sedation once before, with an endoscopy, an did ok, though the heart rate was up considerably. I really need to hear the more "positive" side of the colonoscopy procedure, if there is one, so I will somehow get the guts to schedule this very important test. Is this a really terrible ordeal, or better than people say? ... (4 replies)
... to stabalize the tachycardia. Especially going through a prep again will most likely cause an imbalance to your electrolytes which could cause palpitations. ... (3 replies)
... Prior to the prep have a bowl of chicken broth and a bottle of sport drink or pedialyte to start your electrolytes off in good shape. ... (3 replies)
Aug 27, 2014
... I see you posted this a few weeks ago. Have you had your colonoscopy yet? ... (1 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)
... Thanks for checking on me, Lavender. Everything went very well with my colonoscopy. The prep was not as bad as I had expected. I kept the Vaseline handy by the toilet per posted recommendations but fortunately I did not need it. ... (45 replies)
... rior to the procedure... Then usually I would say "follow your GI's instructions." You could call the doc on call to get other instructions, or run a search for colonoscopy bowel prep. Some have directions using Dulcolax and Milk of Magnesia, and MANY other plans to clean your bowel. ... (9 replies)

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