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How bad is a spinal tap or lumbar puncture?

Especially interested in anyone who wasn't sedated. I've been awake for my endoscopy and colonoscopy with sedation which everyone else doesn't remember. I'm scheduled for one and ...

Posted 15 Nov 2012 13 answers

Propofol vs versed?

is there a big difference between these two medications? going for the colonoscopy and was wondering if i had a choice which should i ask for. i have had versed before during some cortisone ...

Posted 9 Jul 2013 8 answers

Why does Propofol burn SO bad when injected?

I went for a colonoscopy yesterday. All I can remember is screaming because of the horrific pain at the Propofol insertion site. The Dr. Told me there would be " a little burning"! Had I ...

Posted 7 Aug 2013 7 answers

Does Methocarbamol contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or Naproxen?

I take one methocarbamol 750 mg nightly for leg cramps ("charlie horses"). I have to have a colonoscopy soon and I am to stop taking any drug that contains any of the above medications a ...

Posted 26 Jan 2013 2 answers

Dulcolax - I only took one been going for days?

Can the effects last for days? Feel like I am prepping for a colonoscopy !!

Posted 14 Jun 2015 0 answers

Magnesium Citrate - I have to drink magnesium citrate for a colonoscopy tomorrow and I've already?

... drank 10 ounces and still have not had a bowel movement will I have one before the procedure and if not will they still be able to do it

Posted 20 Jan 2015 1 answer

Can prepping for a colonoscopy cause a dry mouth?

I had to get a colonoscopy and of course you have to be on a all liquid diet the day before and drink a ton of that god awful stuff. Well i had my colonoscopy on wednesday and it is now sunday and i ...

Posted 14 Jun 2015 1 answer

What medication other than Bentyl could be used for stomach spasms?

Pt is a 52 y/o male who has severe vomiting within minutes of eating. Currently taking, Bentyl 20 mg TID, Omeprazole 150 mg in AM. Has had EDG, endoscopy, colonoscopy w/biopsy; all neg results. Has ...

Posted 4 Jun 2015 1 answer

Polyethylene Glycol 3350, nf?

My Dr told me to mix 64oz gator aid with polyethylene glycol 3350, nf. Quantity 255. Also 4 tabs of doulas for my colonoscopy in the am. Is this normal?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 0 answers

Pristiq - Can Prestiq cause issues with medical sedation for unpleasant procedures?

i had a colonoscopy and a gastroscope on Monday. It was recommended I take my Prestiq with minimal water three hours prior. The surgeon used I.V. sedation and freezing of my throat. Well she could ...

Posted 13 May 2015 0 answers

Can a colonoscopy be reversed after chemo treatments?

I had surgery for what was thought to be diverticulitis and was found to have stage 2 colon cancer. I was in intensive care for 6 weeks since I got cepsis. I recovered and had chemo for the cancer as ...

Posted 4 May 2015 1 answer

What tests are required to be prescribed Harvoni?

I have HCV Genotype 1 but never had a liver biopsy, only blood tests. My pcp says a colonoscopy and endoscopy are required first. I don't hear anyone talking about what is required test wise ...

Posted 22 Apr 2015 1 answer

Does Dexilant cause colon polyps???

I'm 44 years old and have been taking Dexilant (60 mg - 1 pill/day) for over 3 years. It has helped my GERD tremendously. When I was 40 - I had my first colonoscopy. I had zero colon polyps... ...

Posted 29 Apr 2015 1 answer

I have a stabbing aching pain in my stomach( right side), my stomach feels pushed out and hard?

Theyve tryed a gastroscopy, colonoscopy, an xray to look at my bowel (they looked fine- no constipation) and an ultrasound to look at my gallbladder ( gallbladder was fine and my appendix was not ...

Posted 2 Apr 2015 1 answer

Suprep - How does it really taste? I always need an anti nausea prior to other preps?

I have had colon cancer and need to have a colonoscopy every two years due to a genetic condition. Too much stress and the prep just makes it worse. So, does the Suprep really have a tolerable taste?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 0 answers

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