Dr Anthony Rode MBBS(Hons.), FRACP Dr Chatura Jayasekera MBBS(Hons.), FRACP
1 Chum Street, Bendigo
Ph: 5444 4186 Fax: 5444 0707 Email: email@example.com
Prepkit-C contains - 2 x PicoPrep 15.5g sachet and 1 x GlycoPrep-C 70g sachet.
(can be purchased from any chemist or our rooms)
The success of your examination depends on the bowel being as clear as possible.
Individual responses to this preparation vary. The preparation may cause multiple bowel movements within two to three hours of taking the first dose. Please remain in easy reach of toilet facilities.
5 DAYS BEFORE TEST
You must stop taking the following medication: Iron, anti-inflammatory or anti-diarrhoeal drugs.
2 DAYS BEFORE TEST
Stop taking codeine and Imodium. If in doubt, please consult your Doctor.
Stop eating grain bread, or anything with seeds in it.
DAY BEFORE TEST
Have a light breakfast (2 slices white bread with honey/vegemite and tea/coffee).
Dissolve Glycoprep in ONE litre of warm water and put in the refrigerator to chill.
YOU MUST HAVE NOTHING TO EAT AFTER BREAKFAST and only clear fluids for the rest of the day
Eg: water , apple/pear juice, black tea or black coffee ,clear fruit cordial, [lemon] and plain jelly (no red , green, or purple colouring), clear broth, and bonox.
During the day try and drink 1 glass of clear fluid each hour-in order to retain hydration
During the afternoon drink at least 4 large glasses of water.
Add ONE SACHET OF PICOPREP in 120ml water. Stir and drink. Drink 4 glasses of clear fluid.
Add the second sachet of PICOPREP to the GLYCOPREP solution, which you prepared earlier and put in the refrigerator. Drink one glass of the solution followed by a few mouthfuls of water every 15 to 20 minutes until completed.
If you become nauseous, slow down intake. Drink 4 glasses of clear fluid in addition to the solution.
Drink lots of clear fluids after this time.
No further liquids
You may find that your anal area becomes quite sore. We suggest applying a barrier cream such as Vaseline, or Zinc and Castor oil.
DAY OF PROCEDURE
You must fast (nothing to eat or drink including water
Medications may be taken with a sip of water.
Oral contraceptives may not be effective after bowel preparation, taking extra precautions for the rest of the month is advised