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How long does it take for suprep to work?

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 not fallen asleep I would have pulled the line out. I am not a baby with no pain tolerance, but this... read more

Quick answer, please. How close can 2nd dose of Suprep be?

I was suppose to take my Suprep at 5:00pm then 10:00pm. But, it took me 2.5 hours to drink the first dose. Is it OK to take the 2nd dose? Also how long before your colonoscopy do you have to be finished drinking? Thank you

How do you take Plenvu for colonoscopy preparation?

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 am told that I will be given some mild sedation. But I'm a bit nervous, especially since... read more

Can Moviprep cause blood pressure to rise?

I've always had low/normal blood pressure (110/70). Four days ago I had a colonoscopy and the night before I had to drink Moviprep. I could barely tolerate the saltiness of that stuff! Well, I was fine until last night when I started feeling weak and a little ill. I decided to take my blood... read more

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 injections in my back and never had problems. im afraid if they only offer propofol as a choice i might not... read more

What's the Difference Between Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis & Diverticula?

I recently went for a colonoscopy, and an upper endoscopy. My PCP panicked, and I went to a different gastro Doc than I usually do. I've been going for these for about 36 years and they always find a small polyp and remove it. I also have IBS and in me it takes the form of spasms of diarrhea.... read more

I want the timeline. I have colonoscopy at 8 am. Suprep has to be taken 16 oz first followed by 32?

... oz water, 10 to 12 hours later the same thing 16 oz of suprep followed by 32 oz of water. At What time I should start taking suprep the day before. Should I not sleep before the procedure? or the procedure should be scheduled in the afternoon?

What do you mix in lieu of water, with your Suprep? I have a colonoscopy scheduled for August 13,?

Hi, I'd rather use something else instead of the water, with my Suprep. Has anyone tried anything else with this? Thank you.

GoLYTELY - Anyone ever have increase blood pressure after taking this?

After taking GoLYTEly before a colonoscopy, my blood pressure shot up all of a sudden (never had a problem with this before). My doctor couldn't explain why all of a sudden my blood pressure went up, when the only change in my routine was taking this.

Klonopin - Missed 1mg dose - advice? AND - GI issues related to titration?

I have a colonoscopy this morning at 9am. I did the prep and had to miss my nighttime dose of Klonopin (1mg) because I had to take the awful prep drink. I went to bed around 1am... and laid there with heart palpitations and panic until 3am. Because I'd be taking my morning dose of Klonopin... read more

MiraLax - Anxious for my Colonoscopy?

So I have a Colonoscopy + an Endoscopy scheduled for the 22nd of March. However, I wasn't given much information and I'm freaking out because I've heard scary things about preps and being concious with the sedation they give you for the procedure. My anxiety is through the roof and I... read more

Swallowed suppository?

I just recently found out that my grandfather when to have a colonoscopy done and swallowed his suppository instead inserting them in the rectum. This was a month or so ago and he has been having terrible stomach problems since. Diarrhea, loss of appetite, he was informed that he now has bacteria... read more

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 week before.

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