question about colonoscopy prep

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   Posted 10/30/2008 7:09 AM (GMT -6)   
hey guys
got a scope tomorrow, currently going through the dreaded prep.picolax and klean-prep to come in a few hours!oh joy.
anyway the question i wanted to ask was, are you required to take ur meds on the morning of the colonoscopy?im on 40mg of pred atm and wondered whther i should take it tomorrow morning before the scope?
thanks :-)
currently unsure on diagnosis - but likely UC : 7/6/07
asacol 9 per day
prednisolone 40mg not tapering
considering surgery

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   Posted 10/30/2008 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Take the Prednisone with the smallest amount of water you can, but not the Asacol. You can take it after, or just miss one dose that day.

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