Procedures/Preparations >> Flexible Sigmoidoscopy & IRC >> Preparation for your Sigmoidoscopy/IRC

Print this page   Generate PDF

Preparation for your Sigmoidoscopy/IRC

  • Obtain 2 fleet enemas and milk of magnesia'
    (These items may be purchased over the counter in your pharmacy')
  • The day before the procedure please take two tablespoons of milk of magnesia at 3:00 pm.
    The day of the procedure take one fleet enema 1 hour before your scheduled procedure.
    Take the second fleet enema ½ hour before your scheduled procedure.
  • Do not eat or drink anything for five (5) hours prior to your procedure. Please call our office if you have any questions.