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Unread 06-04-2009, 10:34 AM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

B.P. fun for Napyhed!

Today is my day for bowel prep and I am off with a bang!

Had to start at 8 with my first glass to follow with a glass full every fifteen minutes.

I have a generic form of the lytley family and it does not taste too bad. It did not come with flavor and it is like salted water... Kind of hard to take a whole glass cold so I leave it out for a few minutes.

Already had a bm after the first glass. I guess eating bran, flax seeds, fruit vegetables and fruit for the past two week really helped get my bowels in shape!

I am also armed with broth, Gatorade, ginger ale, and 7 up to get me though the day.

Here goes the next glass!!
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Unread 06-04-2009, 10:54 AM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

I just loved reading about y'alls poopy adventures!

My doc ordered me to get the Dulcolax Bowel Prep Kit that includes 4 tablets and 1 suppository. I take the 4 tablets after dinner and have nothing else to eat and continue to drink clear fluids until midnight. Then I am to insert the suppository 1-2 hours before I leave home. (Gosh, I live about 45 mins from the hospital--I hope it doesn't start working on me in the car!!)
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Unread 06-04-2009, 12:12 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

Oh wow I hope you are okay for the drive there... !
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Unread 06-04-2009, 02:17 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

I'm hoping to be mostly cleaned out by the trip that morning....maybe the suppository is a just in case thing?/ Who knows!!
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Unread 06-04-2009, 03:01 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

May I suggest a Spiderman Depend, for precaution?

Best wishes for a successful op!

SM
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:13 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

My prep took over 8 hours to work and I had to start in on the second bottle. To all who prep, be patient and close to the bathroom!
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:21 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

I took a fleets enema and it kicked in before I could count to 60. Only lasted for about 20 minutes, then I was done.
Not so bad.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:28 PM
Re: When is this prep going to kick in???

I did the gallon of 'lytely' and it kicked in for me after the first glass.. Way before I took the laxatives...

What a fun filled day
I am having today!

(today is my prep day!)
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Unread 06-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Re: Bowel prep today

Reading all these 'poopy tales' is making me VERY glad that my did not order me to do a bowel prep. Although, I may do a liquid diet the day before, just to make things easier after.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 08:33 PM
Re: Bowel prep today

Napyhed: I'm thinking about you!! Oh do I remember what I was doing a week ago at this time! I'm six days post, and doing great! I'll be thinking about you, and saying a prayer for you! If you get a chance, check out my story in Recovery posts! All my best to you tomorrow!. see you in post op!
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