EGD PREPARATION - PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

BASIC INFORMATION

If you are taking any aspirin products or NSAIDS please stop these 3 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 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.

DIABETIC PATIENTS: PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PCP PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE FOR DIABETIC MANAGEMENT OF MEDICATIONS.

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 at the facility while you are there. This person will drive you home. The facility will not release you without a responsible person to sign you out. You and your driver should 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

You may nothing to eat or drink after midnight.

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

SCHEDULING INFORMATION

CHECK IN 1 HOUR and 15 minutes prior to above time

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