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Why do you take Dulcolax before colonoscopy?

Why do you take Dulcolax before colonoscopy?

A Miralax and Dulcolax bowel prep is done to clear the bowel of all solid matter.

How to prepare for a colonoscopy with Dulcolax?

Take 4 Dulcolax tablets with a drink of clear liquids. Mix the Miralax in a 64-ounce bottle of Gatorade or other clear liquid of choice. Cap the bottle and shake the bottle to dissolve the powder. Most people prefer to drink the liquid chilled so you may want to place it in the refrigerator. Start to drink the Miralax.

How much Miralax to take for colonoscopy?

238 gram bottle of Miralax 64 ounces of Gatorade, Powerade, Pedialyte or G2 low sugar Gatorade NO RED, ORANGE AND PURPLE LIQUIDS! DO NOT EAT ANY SOLID FOODS – RESTRICT YOUR DIET TO CLEAR LIQUIDS ONLY.

When to stop Miralax and Dulcolax bowel prep?

Miralax and Dulcolax Bowel Prep for Colonoscopy. You may need to stop some of your medicine a few days before your test. You may take your medicines, other than diabetes medicines and blood thinners the morning of your test. You may do so with sips of water only. Five days before your test: Do not take aspirin products or iron tablets.

What was the first day of Dulcolax tablets?

Day 1 @ 8:30PM: 2 tablets 5mg each. Woke up at 6:30AM with cramp and passed out motion. Then it all started an hour later with severe diarrhea and cramps. The pain was so intense I thought I’d have to call Ambulance. Alhamdulillah (praise be to God) it was okay after few minutes.

When to take Dulcolax before a colonoscopy?

Between 3 and 5pm: take 2 Bisacodyl tablets (dulcolax) Start the Miralax preparation between 2pm and 4pm Pour out about 8 oz. of Gatorade or G2 to allow room for the Miralax. Mix the 8.3 oz. of Miralax (14 doses bottle) with the Gatorade in a large pitcher or bowl.

How to prepare for a colonoscopy with Miralax?

Pour out about 8 oz. of Gatorade or G2 to allow room for the Miralax. Mix the 8.3 oz. of Miralax (14 doses bottle) with the Gatorade in a large pitcher or bowl. Drink one 8 oz. glass of the solution every 15 minutes until the mixture is gone. If you experience nausea or vomiting rinse your mouth with water.

What do I need to take for a colonoscopy?

Miralax and Dulcolax Bowel Prep for Colonoscopy. You will need these items from a pharmacy: Miralax in large bottle (8.3 ounces or 255 grams); 4 Dulcolax or Bisacodyl tablets (5 milligram tablets). There may be store brands of these products that cost less. Ask the pharmacist to help you find what you need.

Day 1 @ 8:30PM: 2 tablets 5mg each. Woke up at 6:30AM with cramp and passed out motion. Then it all started an hour later with severe diarrhea and cramps. The pain was so intense I thought I’d have to call Ambulance. Alhamdulillah (praise be to God) it was okay after few minutes.