Sigmoidoscopy Prep

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

FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY PREPARATION

You will need to purchase TWO Fleet’s enemas from the pharmacy.

No eating or drinking (not even water) six (6) 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 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.

No aspirin or aspirin containing products 48 hours before procedure.

  • 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

Please bring your medication list with you!

Your last meal before taking the enema should be a light meal.

TWO HOURS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE TIME:

  • Take one enema
  • No eating or drinking until after procedure

ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE TIME:

  • Take the second enema.

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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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