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Colon Cancer

Since I have an electrolyte imbalance....



...which sends me into dehydrated shock conditions, what are my options for preparing for a colonoscopy?


You may be able to do a prep with CoLyte, GoLytely or NuLytely since they don’t draw additional fluid or electrolytes out of your system. I would avoid any of the phosphate preps for that reason.

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Gregory S Cooper, MD Gregory S Cooper, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University