Your doctor has determined that you should have a Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy. In order for your physician to get the most accurate information from this test, you will need to follow the directions listed below. We encourage you to reach out with any questions you may have – we want all patients to feel confident in the decisions made for their care at Digestive Healthcare Center.
Bowel Preparation: Purchase one 10 oz. bottle of magnesium citrate (in lemon-lime flavor). Do not purchase any magnesium citrate that is red in color.
Please abide by the following instructions the day before your procedure:
Note: Stop any iron supplements or vitamins containing iron four days prior to the procedure.
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At Digestive Healthcare Center, we are proud to offer capsule endoscopy and a wide range of other tests and procedures with your positive digestive health in mind. We will craft a personalized treatment plan with your needs in mind, answering any questions you have throughout the entire process. To learn more about the GI care we provide at our gastroenterology centers in New Jersey or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.
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