Clear Liquid Diet

A clear liquid diet includes any liquid that you can see through.  Also included are coffee, tea, and dark soda.  Some examples are: 7-Up, Sprite, fruit juice, chicken or beef broth, and jello.  No milk or milk products and, of course, no solid food.

Start this diet at Noon on ________________
Take your laxative at 5:00 p.m. on _________
Take 1 ½ ounces of Fleets Phosphosoda in 8 ounces of 7-Up.

You may continue to drink clear liquids after taking the laxative.  On the night before your test, you cannot have anything to eat or drink after midnight. 

Your test is scheduled at ________ on __________
You need to check in at ______________________
First Floor Inpatient Radiology for IVP 

If you are diabetic, please call the healthcare provider who manages your diabetes to see if you need to adjust your insulin or oral medications.

If you have any questions, please call the Nurse Coordinator at 402-559-4292.