16th June 2020


How long does it take for prep kit C to work?

People respond to laxatives in different ways. Glycoprep-C may cause many bowel movements. It may work as quickly as 30 minutes, or it may take as long as 5 hours. Please keep within easy reach of a toilet.

Also question is, will I be up all night with colonoscopy prep?

Half the day before, half the day of
Split-dose bowel prep allows you to take half of the prep drink the night before and the other half the morning of the procedure. If you have an exam before noon, you can take the last dose about four hours before the colonoscopy.

Also, how long does it take for GaviLyte to work?

For best results, take the medicine 2 to 4 hours after you last ate. The first watery stool should appear within 1 hour after you start drinking GaviLyte-C.

Is it OK to throw up during colonoscopy prep?

What if I vomit after taking any of the doses of preparation? It's OK! You may stop taking the mixture for 1 hour and then resume according to the dosing instructions. If vomiting continues after several hours, please call your doctor.

Do you have to drink all 4 Litres of CoLyte?

The Day Before Your Colonoscopy
Mix the Colyte solution as directed on the label with one gallon of water (4 liters). You are only allowed to drink clear liquids the day prior to your colonoscopy.
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