Patient Comments: Colonoscopy - Preparation

What steps did you take in preparation for your colonoscopy?

Comment from: jk, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 27

I was told to buy magnesium citrate and take at dinner time 2 days before with 2 to 4 glasses of water. The day before clear liquid diet until 6 am the day of the procedure. I have a gallon of Gavilyten solution and started drinking it at 4pm the day before with more water.

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Comment from: Deb, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 22

I had a colonoscopy two days ago and it was a really simple procedure--nothing to fear. The preparation the day before with the colpiprep is the worst part!

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