Possibly could be whether insurance will pay also, etc. I had all mine done at an outpatient hospital surgical unit - they do all different procedures there and can do whatever is required for medication. I always have the doc, RN and another nurse present. Pain is not necessary! My opinion! Versid makes it so you can follow instructions, move around, etc. but you don't remember a thing - YES!!
68 yr. old granny
New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008
Colonoscopy 10/28 showed only few cm. left to heal in rectum - tried Proctofoam for weeks - no luck.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD
Inderol for hypertension,Xanax,Lipitor, multivitamin, calcium w/D, Tylenol
Tried hydrocortisone for two weeks with no change.
2/3/2009 - sigmoidoscopy showed about 30 cm. involved but mild - starting on prednisone only 40 mg. taper on 2/7/2009.