Nu-lytely - Split Dose Prep - (click for PDF)

*Please remember to arrange for a responsible adult to accompany you home. If you do not have an adult escort your procedure will be cancelled and rescheduled. Taxis are not permitted.

Review the preparation schedule below for the days preceding your colonoscopy. Should you need further assistance please call 631-923-1420

1 Week Prior

Go to pharmacy and fill your prescription for Nulytely. Please call our office if you did not receive a prescription.

3 Days Prior

Begin Low Fiber Diet

The Day Prior

You may have a light, low fiber breakfast. Afterwards, begin a clear liquid diet. This includes water, clear broth or bouillon, coffee or tea, Gatorade, carbonated & non-carbonated soft drinks, Kool-Aid or other fruit-flavored drinks, strained fruit juices (no pulp), Jell-O, popsicles and hard candy.  For lunch, you may have ice cream, a milkshake, or yogurt that does not contain seeds, nuts or anything solid.

*No red liquids*

Drink at least 64 ounces (1/2 gallon) of clear liquid throughout the day.

Nultely Instructions:

Mix Nu-lytely solution as directed on the container. You may put this in the refrigerator to chill prior to drinking

At 6 p.m. - drink one 8-oz glass of solution and continue drinking one 8-oz glass every 15 minutes until half the bottle is empty.
If you experience nausea or vomiting, rinse your mouth with water, take a 15- to 30- minute break and then continue drinking the prep solution. You may continue drinking clear liquids until midnight.

On the procedure day:
Starting 6 hours before your procedure:
Drink the second half of solution following the same process completed the evening before: Every 15 minutes drink the solution down to the next mark (approximately 8 ounces) until the bottle has been completed.
YOU MUST FINISH THE PREP OVER THE NEXT 2 HOURS AND HAVE NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK FOR 4 HOURS BEFORE THE PROCEDURE.

Morning medications should be taken with a sip of water.

Do not eat or drink anything after this

Leave your valuables at home.

Please arrange for a responsible driver to take you home. Taxis are not permitted.

Remember that no driving or work is permitted on the day of the procedure.