Bowel Preparation Instructions
For colonoscopy and some operations, cleaning of the bowel is necessary. You will be given admission forms, as well as the bowel prep instruction sheet when you are booked in after your consultation. If you lose this sheet, below is printable for your private use.
Examples of clear fluids
Water, clear fruit juices such as apple/grape. Bonox/Consomme. Plain jelly (NO red colouring). Icy poles. Soft drinks (any). Cordial (NO red). Black tea/coffee (NO milk). Clear soups (strain any chunky/meaty pieces). Barley sugar lollies can be sucked only.
Please read the following:
Some people experience headaches with bowel preparation. If so, Panadol/Nurofen/Advil etc. should be taken, as per dosage on packet.
*If you need ASSISTANCE
*If you need a FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENT
*If you need a MEDICAL CERTIFICATE for your employer, please contact the rooms as soon as possible.