Jefferson University Hospitals

Preparing for Your Visit


One-Day Prep:

Purchase two fleet enemas. Give enemas approximately 1 hour apart as near to your procedure as possible (1 to 3 hours prior). Nothing to eat or drink after starting the enemas. First one at 9 a.m. and the second at noon.

Two-Day Prep:

Purchase two fleet enemas. The evening prior to your procedure eat a light dinner, then nothing to eat or drink until after your procedure. Give yourself one enema at bedtime and another enema the morning of your procedure.