EGD – Gastroscopy

Gastrointestinal Associates of Rockland
500 New Hempstead Rd., New City, NY 10956
845-362-3200
Fax: 845-290-8180

No eating or drinking (not even water) eight hours before your scheduled procedure time.

*If you take heart or blood pressure medication, please take your medication early in the morning before your procedure with a small sip of water at your normally scheduled time as well as take your inhaler at your normally scheduled time. If you have a cardiac history, please have your cardiologist fax over your most recent evaluation.

  • STOP PRADAXA FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO PROCEDURE-Unless your cardiologist advises you otherwise
  • STOP EFFIENT SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO PROCEDURE-Unless your cardiologist advises you otherwise

No aspirin or aspirin containing products 48 hours before procedure.

Female patients may be required to undergo a urine pregnancy test upon arrival.

You will need a ride home after your procedure. It will take approximately one hour from the time you arrive to the time you will be able to leave the office.

Dentures will be removed at the time of procedure.

Please bring your medication list with you!

*If your insurance company requires a referral from your primary doctor, please bring it with you at the time of your appointment.

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Gastrointestinal Associates of Rockland

  • Gastrointestinal Associates of Rockland - 500 New Hempstead Rd., New City, NY 10956 Phone: 845-362-3200 Fax: 845-290-8180

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