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Table 1 Summary of bowel preparation

From: Colon Capsule Endoscopy compared to Conventional Colonoscopy under routine screening conditions

Time (hours) Action
Day -3  
all day Low-fibre diet
Day -2  
all day liquid diet
Day -1  
all day clear liquids only
18:00-19:30 2 Liters of Cololyt® (1 cup every 10-15 minutes)
Exam day  
7:00-8:30 2 Liters of Cololyt® (1 cup every 10-15 minutes)
11:00 20 mg Domperidone (Motilium®) with a cup of water
11:15 Ingestion of PillCam® Colon with a cup of water
until 13:00 no food/liquid ingestion
13:00 Real time view assessment if capsule left stomach, then Booster dose of 45 ml Colophos® + 1 liter of water
17:00 Real time view assessment if capsule left stomach, then Booster dose of 30 ml Colophos® + 1 liter of water *)
19:30 10 mg Bisacodylum rectal suppository *)
22:00 End of examination
Day +1 Conventional colonoscopy
  *) This action was taken only if PillCam® Colon had not been excreted by this time.