Preparation for Upper Endoscopy
- No solid foods after midnight on the night before the procedure.
- Do not stop aspirin or Plavix unless instructed to do so by your physician
- On the day of the procedure, you may drink ONLY clear liquids up to 4 hours before your procedure.
- Medications can be taken up to 4 hours before the examination with little sips of water. DO NOT TAKE ANY ANTACIDS OR CARAFATE BEFORE THE PROCEDURE, or any of the medications mentioned above.