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Cleansing w. FOSFORAL before colonoscopy

In General

It is important throughout the cleansing process, to drink plenty of liquids to avoid getting dehydrated.

Clear liquids means:

  • Water
  • Clear soup
  • Bouillon
  • Lemonade
  • Soft drinks
  • Apple juice
  • Black coffee (can be with sugar)
  • Tea (can be with sugar)
  • Beer

The day before examination

7 and 8 AM: Eat your regular breakfast + min. ¼ liter of clear liquid.

9 AM: Consume the first bottle of FOSFORAL dissolved in a glass with minimum 120 ml. ice cold water or apple juice. Immediately hereafter drink minimum ¼ liter of clear fluid.

During the day drink minimum 1 liter of clear fluids.

7 PM: Consume the second bottle of FOSFORAL dissolved in a glass with minimum 120 ml. ice cold water or apple juice. Immediately hereafter drink minimum ¼ liter of clear fluid.

During the evening drink minimum 1 liter of clear fluids.

The day of examination

Fluid intake after midnight may cause additional restroom visits and lack of sleep. In the morning you may drink clear liquids again.

NB: Regardless of what is mentioned on the leaflet in the FOSFORAL package, you should follow these instructions to achieve the best result.