Inpatient colonoscopy prep Golytely (2134)

Key points below

With bowel cleanout: Golytely® 

Before the colonoscopy your child needs to be admitted to the hospital for a bowel prep.
You need to check in at the Welcome desk in the lobby on the first floor.

It is very important that you arrive at the hospital on time. Arriving late could delay the bowel prep. If the bowel prep is not finished, your child’s procedure could be delayed or cancelled.

What happens before the colonoscopy?

When and how is the prep done?

What is expected of me?

As a partner in your child’s care, you will be expected to help with your child during the bowel prep. This includes:

What else do I need to know?

Who can I call if I have questions?

If you need to cancel the test, call your child’s doctor or nurse at the GI Clinic.  
Phone number:  (414) 266-3690.  Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
If you have questions after hours, call the hospital operator at (414) 266-2000.  Ask for the GI doctor on call.

Other helpful resources  This web page has videos in English or Spanish that explain different digestive problems and procedures. 


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.