same day bowel prep for colonoscopy

Same day bowel prep means using the entire bowel cleansing agent on the same day as your colonoscopy. There are 3 ways to take your bowel cleansing agent prior to colonoscopy: the day-before regimen, the split-dose regimen, and the same-day regimen. The same day bowel regimen is the same day bowel prep.

The same day regimen is a relatively new method designed for afternoon colonoscopies. In the same-day regimen, the bowel cleansing agent is used in the morning of the colonoscopy. Same day prep has been found to be as effective as split-dose regimen for afternoon colonoscopies.

Video on how to use bowel cleansing agents 

 

How do I eat for the same day bowel prep

Most gastroenterologists recommend a low fiber diet 3 days before colonoscopy and a clear liquid diet a day before colonoscopy. So for same day bowel prep, you will need to be on clear liquid diet 24 hours before the colonoscopy. You may have a low fiber diet for breakfast the day before your colonoscopy. Thereafter, you will be on a clear liquid diet.

How to use your bowel cleansing agents for same day prep

  • Divide whatever agent you are given into two halves or portions.
  • If you are prescribed an over the counter laxative like magnesium citrate or dulcolax in addition to your bowel cleansing agent, use this 1 hour before your bowel cleansing agent.
  • Take the first half of your bowel cleansing agent 7 hours before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • Take the 2nd half of your bowel cleansing agent 4 hours before your scheduled colonoscopy.
  • You can have clear liquids in between your bowel cleansing agent.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Golytely, Trilyte, Colyte, Nulytely for same day bowel prep

  • Mix your bowel prep agent with water as instructed in the package label.
  • Refrigerate to chill.
  • Starting 7 hours before your colonoscopy, Drink the 1st half of the bowel prep agent at a rate of 8oz every 10-15 minutes until 2 Liters is completed.
  • Starting 4 hours before your colonoscopy, Drink the 2nd half of the bowel prep agent (2 Liters). Drink at a rate of 8oz every 10-15 minutes until finished. Be sure to finish 2 hrs before your scheduled colonoscopy.

How to use Osmoprep for same day bowel prep

  • Starting 7 hours before your colonoscopy, take 20 tablets of OsmoPrep with 40 oz of water.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • Starting 4 hours before your colonoscopy, take 12 tablets of OsmoPrep with 24 oz of water.
  • Be sure to keep hydrated by drinking 8oz of clear liquid every hour.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Suprep for same day bowel prep

  • Pour the contents of one bottle of SUPREP Bowel Prep Kit into the mixing container provided.
  • Fill the container with water to the 16 ounce fill line, and drink the entire amount 7 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Drink two additional containers filled to the 16 ounce line with water over the next hour.
  • Pour the contents of the second bottle of SUPREP Bowel Prep Kit into the mixing container provided. Fill the container with water to the 16 ounce fill line, and drink the entire amount 4 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Drink two additional containers filled to the 16 ounce line with water over the next hour.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Gatorade and Miralax for same day bowel prep

  • Mix 255 g of MiraLax with 64 oz of low-calorie Gatorade
  • Drink 32 oz of the solution at a rate of 8 oz every 10 min starting 7 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Drink the remaining 32 oz of solution starting 4 hours before your colonoscopy procedure at a rate of 8 oz every 10 min.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use MoviPrep for same day bowel prep

  • Empty the contents of 1 pouch A and 1 pouch B into the container that comes with MoviPrep.
  • Add lukewarm water to the Fill line on the container.
  • Mix to completely dissolve the contents of pouch A and B into the lukewarm water.
  • Starting 7 hours before your colonoscopy, drink one 8 oz. (ounce) glass (240 mL) every 15 minutes. Be sure to drink all of the solution.
  • Repeat the mixing instructions.
  • 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.
  • Continue to drink clear liquids.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Prepopik for same day bowel prep

  • Prepopik is supplied as two packets of powder.
  • The first packet is dissolved in 5 oz of cold water. Drink this 7 hours before your colonoscopy. Then, drink five 8oz cups of clear liquid.
  • Four hours before your colonoscopy, dissolve the second packet in 5 oz of cold water and drink. Then, drink at least three 8oz cups of clear liquid.
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Clenpiq for same day bowel prep

  • Take the first dose (1 bottle) of CLENPIQ 7 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Follow CLENPIQ by drinking five 8-ounce cups (cup provided) of clear liquids (40 ounces total).
  • Take the second dose (the second bottle) of CLENPIQ 4 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Following the CLENPIQ dose, drink at least three 8-ounce cups (cup provided) of clear liquids (24 ounces).
  • Do not drink anything 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

How to use Plenvu for same day bowel prep

  • Take the first dose of Plenvu 7 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Open the carton and remove the dose 1 sachet.
  • Pour the contents of dose 1 into a measuring container that can hold 500 ml of fluid.
  • Add water to make up to 500 ml and stir until all the powder has dissolved. This may take up to approximately 8 minutes.
  • Drink the 500 ml Plenvu dose 1 solution over 30 minutes by drinking 1 glassful every 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Following the Plenvu dose, drink a further 500 ml of clear fluid over a further 30 minutes.
  • Take the second dose of Plenvu 4 hours before your colonoscopy.
  • Pour the contents of dose 2 into a measuring container that can hold 500 ml of fluid.
  • Add water to make up to 500 ml and stir until all the powder has dissolved. This may take up to approximately 8 minutes.
  • Drink the 500 ml Plenvu dose 2 solution over 30 minutes by drinking 1 glassful every 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Following the Plenvu dose, drink a further 500 ml of clear fluid over a further 30 minutes.
  • Avoid further fluid intake 2 hours before your colonoscopy.

 

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