Patient Information Colonscopy Medication

There are various medications that you can take to prepare for your colonoscopy. Your doctor will advise you which medication you should take, the dosage and the timing of those doses. A handout will be provided by your doctor at your appointment which will outline these details. You will also receive SMS reminders to help prompt you through the bowel preparation process.

A list of the different medications available is provided below for your reference. Please select the medication prescribed by your doctor. Here you will find a helpful video demonstrating how to prepare your particular medication and its Consumer Medicine Information (CMI). The CMI provides important facts to know before, during and after taking your medicine and is written by the pharmaceutical manufacturer. The content is defined by legislation to ensure it is accurate, unbiased and easy to use.

Further Information

If you are unsure of what to do or feel unwell please contact your doctor for advice.