410 Connell Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

phone:(229) 244-1570
fax:(229) 247-1084

Capsule Endoscopy Instructions and Prep

Day before your procedure:

  • Clear liquid diet the day before the procedure starting at noon. Follow here for instructions for a clear liquid diet.

  • Purchase the medium size 255 gram bottle of Miralax over the counter.
  • The night before the procedure, at 7:00 pm, mix half of the Miralax powder into a large 20 oz. glass of water and drink it. After this, drink only water until your procedure.

Day of your procedure:

  • Dress in button up shirts and slacks or loose fitting clothing, no dresses or skirts please (the halter will cause these to not fit properly).

  • Mix the second half of the Miralax powder into a large 20 oz. glass of water and drink it at 6:00 am. Then, take the prescribed dose of Metoclopramide (Reglan).
  • Arrive at our office by 8:15 am to begin the procedure.

Day of your procedure (after swallowing the capsule)

  • Continue to drink only water for 4 hours after you swallow the Capsule.

  • You may resume your regular diet 4 hours after swallowing the Capsule.

  • Return to our office at 4:30 pm to complete the procedure.

  • If you were referred to our office by another physician for this procedure, you will receive your results from this test from that physician.


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