A 31-year-old male asked:
When should i stop taking pain meds before upper endoscopy? it says not to eat for 12 hrs before.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Ask your doc: Usually before you go in for egd (upper endoscopy), your performing doc would send instructions outlining what you can do and when. If you have not received those, you may call his office to ask for those. Different docs have their own preferences.
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