Preps

EGO, Dilation and ERCP Prep Instructions
Afternoon Procedure

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Day Before Procedure:

DO NOT EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT!

Day of Procedure:

You may have clear liquids until ________ am. Clear liquids include clear soft drinks, coffee, tea, Popsicles®, Jell-o®, broth, clear juices and hard candy. NOTHING RED OR PURPLE! NO MILK!

THEN NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK!

Take all your morning medications, if any, with a small sip of water.

*If you use an inhaler, please take a treatment the morning of the procedure whether you are symptomatic or not.

.. If you are a DIABETIC, please call your primary care physician for dosage changes the day before the procedure.

The day of your procedure, DO NOT TAKE YOUR DIABETIC MEDICATIONS.

* Be sure to check your blood sugar the morning of your procedure.

**If you take BLOOD THINNERS, follow instructions given to you at the time of pre-registration.

Bring a list of your medications with you.

You may brush your teeth and gargle, just don’t swallow any water.

Bring someone to drive you home. You will be here approximately 2 hours. If you do not have a driver, your procedure will be cancelled.

You should not drive for 8-10 hours after the procedure.