Dr Anthony Rode MBBS(Hons.), FRACP Dr Chatura Jayasekera MBBS(Hons.), FRACP
1 Chum Street, Bendigo
Ph: 5444 4186 Fax: 5444 0707 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
DAY BEFORE TEST
8:00 AM Have a light breakfast (2 slices white bread with honey/vegemite and tea/coffee).
12.00 Have a light lunch (Plain sandwich/Eggs, plenty of clear fluids).
Dissolve Glycoprep in ONE litre of warm water and put in the refrigerator to chill.
YOU MUST HAVE NOTHING TO EAT AFTER LUNCH 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.
Add ONE SACHET OF PICOPREP in 120ml water. Stir and drink. Drink 4 glasses of clear fluid.
Drink one glass of the GLYCOPREP solution ( which you prepared earlier) 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.
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
Add ONE SACHET OF PICOPREP in 120ml water. Stir and drink. Drink 4 glasses of clear fluid
You must fast (nothing to eat or drink including water) for four (4) hours before the procedure.
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