Crossville, TN
A female asked:

Im having a colonoscopy in two days and take nicotine lozenges. should i stop this prior to the procedure? tomorrow im on an all liquid diet.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Leszkowitz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Maybe: They usually don’t want anything “colored” . They call it “clear” liquids. So lozenges that are clear should be ok. You may want to consider nicotine patch .
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