Diet and Bowel Preparation

What is the right diet for bowel preparation? Most providers recommend a clear liquid diet a day before your colonoscopy. Few providers allow a low fiber diet for breakfast and lunch a day before your colonoscopy as long as you follow the split-dose instructions. You...

Types of Bowel Preparation Agents

There are several bowel preparation agents. This table provides a list of bowel preparation agents that are currently on the market.   FDA-ApprovedNon-FDA ApprovedAdjuncts Colyte (Alaven) GoLYTELY (Braintree) NuLYTELY (Braintree) TriLyte (Alaven) HalfLytely...

Return Rates and Inadequate Bowel Preparation

Relationship between Length of Recommended Follow-Up Time and Patient Return Rates in Patients with Inadequate Bowel Preparation The 2014 guideline on bowel cleansing for colonoscopy by the U.S Multi-society Task Force recommends repeat examination within 1 year if...