HOW TO PREPARE
A safe and successful gastroscopy procedure depends on a good preparation.
Inadequate prep may result in having to repeat the procedure due to low visibility. Please review our step by step instructions below:
Seven (7) days before your appointment:
STOP taking iron supplements (if applicable).
The night before your appointment:
Midnight (12:00am): Fast completely - NO food or water until after the procedure
Make sure you:
Wear comfortable clothes
Avoid wearing nail polish or valuable jewellery
Bring your OHIP card
Bring your cell phone
Have a responsible driver over 18 y/o to pick you up from the appointment