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  • You can consume CLEAR LIQUIDS up until 3 hours before the test
    • Clear liquids include iced/hot tea, black coffee, clear broth, apple or white grape juice (without pulp), gingerale, jello, ice pops
  • 3 HOURS BEFORE: STOP CLEAR LIQUIDS; No candy or gum chewing during this period
  • If you are taking Medicines That Thin Your Blood: Contact your provider to discuss any adjustments that might be required
    • Medications include but are not limited to Aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin, Lovenox, Eliquis, Xarelto
  • If you are taking Aspirin: Do not hold it. Please take it the morning of your procedure with a small sip of water
  • If you are taking Blood Pressure Medication: Do not hold them. Take them the morning of your procedure with a small sip of water
  • If you are taking Diabetes Medications: Contact your prescribing doctor to discuss adjustments the day before and the day of your procedure
  • If you are taking Weight Loss Medications: Alert your GI provider to discuss holding your medication(s) prior to your procedure
  • Take your regular medications in the morning with sips of water
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to your procedure, no later!
  • Bring list of current medications including doses
  • Bring a Photo ID
  • Bring Insurance Card
  • Bring any applicable Referrals
  • Please do not bring any valuable
  • If you are a premenopausal woman, you will need to submit a urine sample upon office check in
  • Please ensure that you have an escort (responsible adult over the age of 18) to pick you up at the end of the procedure
Updated on Dec 13, 2023 by Dr. Shawn Khodadadian (Gastroenterologist) of Manhattan Gastroenterology