No food or drink for six hours prior to procedure.
Stop Mylanta 24 hours before test.
Stop Nexium, Somac, Pariet, Zantac & Losec for five days before test (if possible).
No smoking or chewing gum on the day of the procedure.
On the day of your procedure, please bring:
- Referral from your doctor
- Medicare card
- Private health insurance card (where applicable)
- Pension card or health care card (where applicable)
Due to the fact that you will be anaesthetized for the gastroscopy, someone must drive you home following the procedure.