Manhattan Gastroenterology
  • MIDTOWN 51 EAST 25TH, 4 FL New York, NY, 10010
  • UPPER EAST SIDE 983 PARK AVE, STE 1D New York, NY, 10028
  • UNION SQUARE 55 W. 17TH ST STE 102 New York, NY, 10011

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UPPER ENDOSCOPY PREPARATION
DIET CHANGES
  • AFTER MIDNIGHT: STOP EATING
  • 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
MEDICATIONS
  • 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
PROCEDURE DAY
  • 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
ESCORT
  • 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 Apr 29, 2022 by Dr. Shawn Khodadadian (Gastroenterologist) of Manhattan Gastroenterology Manhattan Gastroenterology Locations: Manhattan Gastroenterology (Upper East Side) 983 Park Ave Ste 1D, NY 10028
(212) 427-8761
Manhattan Gastroenterology (Midtown) 51 East 25th Street Ste 407, NY 10010
(212) 533-2400
Manhattan Gastroenterology (Union Square) 55 W 17th St Ste 102, NY 10011
(212) 378-9983