COLONOSCOPY PREPARATION - PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

These prep instructions ARE SAFE FOR for patients with Renal/Kidney insufficiency or who are on dialysis!!!

BASIC INFORMATION

If you are taking the following medications: Aggrenox or Aspirins, please stop these 5 days prior to procedure.

If you are taking Blood thinners like Coumadin/ Jantoven/Warfarin/Halfprin/Heparin/Plavix/ Clopidogul/Effient/Pradaxa, please stop these 5 days prior to procedure. If you are taking Xarelto please stop it 72 hours prior to procedure. If you are taking Eliquis please stop it 48 hours prior to procedure.

If you are taking any supplements that contain iron, please stop those 5 days prior to the procedure.

If you are on a BLOOD THINNER, please contact your Primary Care Physician (PCP) to obtain permission to HOLD this medication. Please notify us of PCP’s response. If you have questions regarding any other medications you are taking, please call your PCP.

You will need to take the day off from work and have someone with whom you know drive you home. The facility will not release you without a responsible person to sign you out. Plan on being at the facility a total of 2-3 hours

Please note: There is a 2 BUSINESS DAY Cancellation policy for all services. If we do not receive at least a 2 BUSINESS DAY notice, you will be charged for the missed Procedure.

If you are a new patient to our office, please bring with you the New Patient Packet that was included with these instructions.

PREP INSTRUCTIONS

Your Suprep RX is either included with these instructions or has been e-scripted to your pharmacy and is ready for pick-up.

The day before the procedure, you must be on a clear liquid diet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DO NOT HAVE: Solid foods, milk or milk products are not allowed. Avoid anything with red, orange, or purple coloring.

Approved liquids: You may have water, tea, and coffee without cream, any juice without pulp, CLEAR soda, bouillon, Gatorade and flavored Jell-O - Only drink something that you can see through when holding it up to the light.

  1. At 5:00 PM, the day before your procedure, pour ONE (1) 6-ounce bottle of Suprep liquid into the mixing container. Add cool drinking water to the 16-ounce line on the container and mix. Be sure to dilute the Suprep. Drink ALL of the liquid in the container.
  2. You must drink at least 2 more 16-ounce containers of water over the next 1 hour, for a total of 32 ounces of water.
  3. You must drink at least 2 more 16-ounce containers of water over the next 1 hour, for a total of 32 ounces of water

TAKE ALL HEART MEDICATION WITH A SIP OF WATER @ 6:00 AM THE DAY OF YOUR PROCEDURE. ALL OTHER MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING BLOOD PRESSURE MAY BE TAKEN AFTER THE PROCEDURE.

SCHEDULING INFORMATION

CHECK IN 1 1/2 HOURS PRIOR TO ABOVE

Menorah Medical Center

Entrance B – Outpatient Registration

5721 W 119th (119th & Nall), Overland Park, KS


Research Medical Center

2330 E Meyer Blvd Medical Office Bldg

(not through main hospital lobby)

Kansas City, MO 64132


Physicians Surgery Center

3840 W 75th (75th & Mission), Prairie Village, KS


Overland Park Surgery Center

10601 Quivera Road, Suite 100, Overland Park, KS


PLEASE CALL US FOR RESULTS 7 – 10 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER PROCEDURE