Preparing for Upper Endoscopy

  • Do not take anticoagulants one week before the procedure. 
  • Do not take aspirin or any anti- inflammatory medication (such as Motrin or Advil) for ten days before the procedure. You may use Tylenol if needed. 
  • Do not take Coumadin (warfarin) ten days before the procedure. 
  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK anything after midnight the day before your procedure. (NO WATER)

*Please arrange for an escort to pick up at the surgical center. You will be receiving sedation and will NOT be allowed to leave the surgical center without an escort. *