MIRALAX PREPARATION FOR COLONOSCOPY
This is an over the counter bowel preparation. It is an effective way to clean our your colon (large intestine) before your colonoscopy procedure. After you take this product, it goes through your intestines and causes you to have a liquid bowel movement. This cleans out the waste so your doctor can clearly see the inside of your colon.
The day before your procedure you should only drink clear liquids
STEP 1: TAKE THE FOUR 5 mg DULCOLAX TABLETS (Take the four Dulcolax Tablets with water. Do not chew or crush)
STEP 2: MIX THE ENTIRE BOTTLE OF MIRALAX WITH THE 64 OUNCE BOTTLE OF GATORADE.
STEP 3: DRINK ONE 8 OUNCE GLASS EVERY 10-15 MINUTES UNTIL GONE
YOU MAY CONTINUE TO DRINK ADDITIONAL CLEAR LIQUIDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. DO NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT EXCEPT FOR MEDICATIONS WITH A SIP OF WATER. HAVE A RESPONSIBLE ADULT WITH YOU TO DRIVE YOU HOME. YOU WILL BE SEDATED, THEREFORE NO DRIVING AND YOU SHOULD TAKE THE DAY OFF OF WORK. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY CALL THE OFFICE AT 410-766-4411.