Preparation for EGD (Upper Endoscopy) or EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
You will need to arrive at StoneCrest Medical Center Main Entrance Registration Desk on the day of procedure 1 ½ hour before scheduled-procedure time.
PREPARATION FOR THE DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE:
- Unless otherwise directed, discontinue all Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) (i.e. Advil, Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.), one week prior to the procedure. Tylenol is OK.
- The day before your procedure NOTHING to EAT or DRINK after midnight.
- The morning of the procedure you may take any heart, blood pressure, or seizure medications with a small glass of water prior to leaving your home,
You must have someone with you to drive you home following the procedure.
Please verify with your insurance company that a EGD/EUS is a covered benefit. Please call 4 business days in advance to cancel or reschedule.