In preparation for your procedure, two things need to be purchased at your local pharmacy. You will be given the following:
a. Four Dulcolax 5mg tablets
b. Glycolax 255 gram bottle
ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROCEDURE:
a. Clear liquids only (*see below)
b. At 5:00 pm take 4 Dulcolax tablets
c. At 6:00 pm mix the 255 gram bottle of Glycolax in 64 oz of Gatorade (not red or purple). Shake the solution until the Glycolax is dissolved. Drink an 8 oz glass every 10-15 minutes until the solution is gone.
d. Continue drinking clear fluids until bedtime.
ON THE DAY OF THE PROCEDURE:
a. Do not eat or drink anything that day.
b. If you take medication, you may have it on the morning of the procedure with a small amount of water.
*CLEAR LIQUID DIET - ONLY THESE FOODS ARE ALLOWED:
Soups: Clear bouillon, broth or consomme
Beverages: Teas, coffee, decaffeinated tea/coffee, Kool-Aid, (no red or purple), carbonated beverages (no red or purple). DO NOT put any milk or cream in your tea or coffee.
Juices: Apple and White grape juice, strained lemonade, limeade, orange drink. ANY JUICE YOU CAN SEE THROUGH AND HAS NO PULP IS ACCEPTABLE.
Dessert: Popsicles, Jell-O (no red or purple).
PLEASE ARRANGE FOR TRANSPORTATION HOME.