Nulytely / Golytely / Trilytely / Colyte Preparations

Planning For Your Procedure

You will be instructed on when to arrive for your procedure. Make sure that you have a driver to stay during your visit. An adult will have to drive you home. You should not drive for at least 12 hours after you receive sedation. Make sure that you have all the bowel preparations and clear liquids ready. You will need to buy your bowel prep kit (Nulytely, Golytely, Trilytely, Colyte).

3 Days Before Your Procedure

Stop iron, fish oil, vitamin E and all NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve). Do NOT stop daily aspirin unless instructed. Check with your doctor if you take specific “blood thinning” medication.

The Day Before Your Procedure

Start your bowel preparation on this day. Eat a light breakfast and a light lunch. NO SOLID FOOD AFTER 2pm. You can ONLY have clear liquids, and as much as you want after 2 pm. Clear liquids are: Water, Tea, Black Coffee (or with non-dairy creamer), Apple, White Grape, Cranberry Juice, Bouillon, Sherbet, Jello (no red), and Soda. (NO solid foods, dairy or other juices). DIABETICS: Your clear liquids do NOT have to be sugar-free items. Test your blood sugars at lunch, dinner, bedtime, and as needed.

Taking Your Bowel Prep

In the morning fill the plastic jug of your bowel prep with lukewarm water up to the fill line. Shake the bottle to mix and put it in the refrigerator for later. Take all other medications unless otherwise directed with clear liquids. DIABETICS: Your clear liquids do NOT have to be sugar-free items. Test your blood sugars at lunch, dinner, bedtime, and as needed. DO NOT take your diabetic pills this evening. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR ON HOW TO TAKE YOUR INSULIN MEDICINE

PLEASE DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING UNTIL AFTER YOUR VISIT ON THE DAY OF YOUR PROCEDURE

The day of your procedure

DIABETICS: DO NOT take your diabetic pills this morning, but please DO test your blood sugar. DIABETICS: Check with your doctor on how to take your insulin medicine. Please arrive 5112 West Taft Rd., Suite E. Check with your doctor for the time you should arrive

Please feel free to call us a (315) 410-7400 with any question or concerns.

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