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Proctoscopy Preparation Instructions

1. Two hours before leaving home, use 1 fleet enema (available at your local drug store without prescription).

2. Insert fleet enema into the rectum and squeeze all of it. Hold it for 5 to 10 minutes and use toilet to empty fully.


If you are getting sedation (as per your personal preference) stop eating and drinking  4 -6 hrs hours before your appointment.

You must be driven  home by a family member or friend, as you will NOT be allowed to drive 24 hours after the procedure.


Please bring your OHIP health card with you to the appointment. There is NO FEE for patients with a valid OHIP health card.

MISSED appointment:
• Our office requires a minimum of 3 full business days (not including weekend or statutory holiday) notice for any cancellation or rescheduling.   A $150 fee will be applied for late cancellation or  NO SHOW.

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