What to Expect

A detailed bowel preparation regimen will be given to you once you have confirmed.

  • Inform the doctor if you are on blood thinners medication e.g. aspirin, plavix, warfarin etc.
  • Do not eat fruits, vegetable, oats, meat, cereals, nuts, seeds, milk or milk products 1 – 2 days before procedure
  • You may eat white rice, white bread, mee sua, bee hoon, fish, plain coffee, tea, glucose and clear soup, clear liquid

Bowel Preparation for Colonscopy 

  • Start bowel preparation the night before or 6 hours before the procedure.
  • Drink 90mls of Oral Fleet (Phospho – Soda) Dilute Oral fleet with 1.5 litres of water. Every 15 minutes, drink 1 large glass of water.
  • You will begin to move your bowels and by the first hour, by the 4th and 5th hour, diarrhoea should be clear and watery. 

Note: You may experience frequent loose stools for several hours after consuming the Oral Fleet Mixture

On the Day of the Procedure

  • Arrive at the Endoscopy Centre 2 hours before the procedure.
  • If you are on regular medication for hypertension, heart conditions or asthma, please consume the medication with sips of water only.
  • If you are on regular diabetic medication, including insulin injections, please omit.
  • You cannot drive, wear contact lens, jewellery, make-up or nail varnish.