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Colonoscopy: Preparations For Patients Prescribed with 2L or 3L PEG (8AM to 2PM)

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Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution (PEG) is used to clean out the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines). Bisacodyl is a drug (laxative) which stimulates the muscle in the intestines, in order to create bowel movements (pass motion).

Read on to find out how to prepare for a colonoscopy for patients prescribed with 2 litres or 3 litres of PEG for a procedure from 8am to 2pm.

You can also find out more about colonoscopy by scanning the QR code in the attached booklet, or click here.

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