how to use moviprep

 

Moviprep can be used alone or in conjunction with over the counter laxatives like bisacodyl or magnesium citrate. If an over the counter laxative is also recommended by your physician, it is usually used about 1 hour before the bowel cleansing agent. There are 2 main ways to take your bowel cleansing agent: the day before regimen or the split dose regimen.

Day-Before Bowel Preparation For Colonoscopy Using MoviPrep (Salix)

What do I do a day before the colonoscopy?

  • Have a clear liquid diet throughout the day. Clear liquid diet excludes red and purple colored substances. No solid foods, milk products, fruits, seeds & nuts.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus, you may need to take half the dose of your medication while on clear liquid diet. Please, talk to your provider about this.
  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Empty the contents of 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the container that comes with MoviPrep.
  • Step 2: Add lukewarm water to the Fill line on the container.
  • Step 3: Mix to completely dissolve the contents of pouch A and B into the lukewarm water.
  • Step 4: Around 5:00-6:00PM, drink one 8 oz. (ounce) glass (240 mL) every 15 minutes. Be sure to drink all of the solution. This should take about 1 hour.
  • Step 5: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid.
  • Around 10:00-11:00PM, take the 2nd dose by doing the following:
  • Repeat steps 1 through 4 from Dose 1
  • Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid.

What do I do on the day of the colonoscopy?

  • You may take your morning medications as usual unless as directed by your doctor.
  • Avoid further fluid intake 2hrs before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • If you are diabetic, do not take oral diabetic medications or short-acting insulin on the day of your colonoscopy. Talk to your provider about this.

 

Split-Dose Bowel Preparation For Colonoscopy Using MoviPrep (Salix)

What do I do a day before the colonoscopy?

  • Have a clear liquid diet throughout the day. Clear liquid diet excludes red and purple colored substances. No solid foods, milk products, fruits, seeds & nuts.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus, you may need to take half the dose of your medication while on clear liquid diet. Please, talk to your provider about this.
  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Empty the contents of 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the container that comes with MoviPrep.
  • Step 2: Add lukewarm water to the Fill line on the container.
  • Step 3: Mix to completely dissolve the contents of pouch A and B into the lukewarm water.
  • Step 4: Around 5:00-6:00PM, drink one 8 oz. (ounce) glass (240 mL) every 15 minutes. Be sure to drink all of the solution. This should take about 1 hour.
  • Step 5: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid before going to bed.

What do I do on the day of the colonoscopy?

  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Repeat steps 1 through 4 from Dose 1 of the Split-dose (2-Day) instructions.
  • Step 2: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid 4 hours before the scheduled colonoscopy.
  • Step 3: Drink only clear liquids up to 2 hours before the colonoscopy or as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Then stop drinking liquids until after the colonoscopy.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour. Avoid further fluid intake 2hrs before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • If you are diabetic, do not take oral diabetic medications or short-acting insulin on the day of your colonoscopy. Talk to your provider about this.

 

Day-Before Bowel Preparation For Colonoscopy Using MoviPrep (Salix) and Bisacodyl (Dulcolax)

What do I do a day before the colonoscopy?

  • Have a clear liquid diet throughout the day. Clear liquid diet excludes red and purple colored substances. No solid foods, milk products, fruits, seeds & nuts.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus, you may need to take half the dose of your medication while on clear liquid diet. Please, talk to your provider about this.
  • Take 4 tablets of bisacodyl (Dulcolax) around 3:00-4:00PM.
  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Empty the contents of 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the container that comes with MoviPrep.
  • Step 2: Add lukewarm water to the Fill line on the container.
  • Step 3: Mix to completely dissolve the contents of pouch A and B into the lukewarm water.
  • Step 4: Around 5:00-6:00PM, drink one 8 oz. (ounce) glass (240 mL) every 15 minutes. Be sure to drink all of the solution. This should take about 1 hour.
  • Step 5: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid.
  • Around 10:00-11:00PM, take the 2nd dose by doing the following:
  • Repeat steps 1 through 4 from Dose 1
  • Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid.

What do I do on the day of the colonoscopy?

  • You may take your morning medications as usual unless as directed by your doctor.
  • Avoid further fluid intake 2hrs before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • If you are diabetic, do not take oral diabetic medications or short-acting insulin on the day of your colonoscopy. Talk to your provider about this.

 

Split-Dose Bowel Preparation For Colonoscopy Using MoviPrep (Salix) and Bisacodyl (Dulcolax)

What do I do a day before the colonoscopy?

  • Have a clear liquid diet throughout the day. Clear liquid diet excludes red and purple colored substances. No solid foods, milk products, fruits, seeds & nuts.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus, you may need to take half the dose of your medication while on clear liquid diet. Please, talk to your provider about this.
  • Take 4 tablets of bisacodyl (Dulcolax) around 3:00-4:00PM.
  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Empty the contents of 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the container that comes with MoviPrep.
  • Step 2: Add lukewarm water to the Fill line on the container.
  • Step 3: Mix to completely dissolve the contents of pouch A and B into the lukewarm water.
  • Step 4: Around 5:00-6:00PM, drink one 8 oz. (ounce) glass (240 mL) every 15 minutes. Be sure to drink all of the solution. This should take about 1 hour.
  • Step 5: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid before going to bed.

What do I do on the day of the colonoscopy?

  • Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1: Repeat steps 1 through 4 from Dose 1 of the Split-dose (2-Day) instructions.
  • Step 2: Fill the container with 16 oz. (two 8 oz. glasses) of clear liquid and drink all of this liquid 4 hours before the scheduled colonoscopy.
  • Step 3: Drink only clear liquids up to 2 hours before the colonoscopy or as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Then stop drinking liquids until after the colonoscopy.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour. Avoid further fluid intake 2hrs before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • If you are diabetic, do not take oral diabetic medications or short-acting insulin on the day of your colonoscopy. Talk to your provider about this.

 

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