CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY PREPARATION

patients need to be fasting 12 hrs prior to procedure.  

make sure that the patients have had the bowel preparation - klean prep 2 sachets in 2 litres of water 16 hrs  before procedure. (4 – 5 pm ) (or Picolax 2 sachet)

administer 80mg of simethicone 20mins before ingestion of the capsule.

patients should avoid taking any iron tablets 2 days prior procedure.

patients should abstain from smoking 12 hrs prior procedures.

patients can start taking clear fluids 2 hrs post procedure.

patients can start a normal diet and medicines 4 hrs post procedure.