Day of endoscopy Nothing to eat or drink at least 8 hours before the procedure. Medication can be taken 4 hours before examination with little sips of water. DO NOT TAKE ANY ANTACIDS OR CARAFATE BEFORE THE PROCEDURE or any of the medications mentioned. Wear loose comfortable clothing.
How do you prepare for an endoscopy?
How you prepareFast before the endoscopy. You will need to stop drinking and eating four to eight hours before your endoscopy to ensure your stomach is empty for the procedure.Stop taking certain medications. You will need to stop taking certain blood-thinning medications in the days before your endoscopy.27 Aug 2020
What should I eat the night before an upper endoscopy?
You shouldnt eat or drink anything after midnight the night before the procedure. This includes gum or mints. However, you can usually have clear liquids after midnight up to six hours before the endoscopy if your procedure is in the afternoon.