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... 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. I have used it myself and my sons as well who are still very small at 5 and 7. ... (3 replies)

... It is new and relatively tasteless, Has anyone tried the Miralax and is so with what results? ... (3 replies)
... I am having my first colonoscopy on the 11th. ... (10 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)
... Husband and mother have always been prescribed Picolax here in the UK. It doesnt taste particularly good but is quick and effective. ... (9 replies)
... 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 waited about 20 and that seemed to help. I got cleaned out enough even doing it that way. ... (9 replies)
... My mom has had a few surgeries for which flushing out was necessary, and a colonoscopy earlier this year too. ... (9 replies)
... D nice name. Let us know what it is like. ... (9 replies)
... First of all I'm not going to tell you not to worry because you're going to anyway. I know because I was the same way about 11 yrs ago. I was 38 yrs old and I was going to a Hematologist because I was anemic. ... (10 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 28, 2005
... The tumor I had was a Dukes stage B, I don't know offhand what the equivelant numerical stage would be. It was very low in the pelvis, very near the rectum. They got great margins, no penetration to the outer wall of the colon, and all lymph nodes were clear. ... (6 replies)
... I bought some of each and the pharmacist said I could return any unopened bottles. Are you taking antibiotics as well? ... (17 replies)
... PLEASE DON'T CANCEL!!! It is true that prep is the hardest part of the procedure, but it is tolerable!!! Drink the product COLD... it helps it go down. Elsa, you KNOW you HAVE to go in and get checked. ... (19 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)
... It's Linda..... Today is your BIG day for the exam. I really hope that it all went well for you and that they didn't find anything wrong. ... (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)
... What is colonoscopy? ... (19 replies)
... I do not think anyone here referred to you as the "wacko fringe". ... (22 replies)
... Tomorrow is your apptn. which means you'll be doing your prep today for tomorrows test. right? ... (20 replies)

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