Prep Information for Endoscopy Procedures
Thank you for choosing Merrimack Valley Endoscopy Center for your care.
Preparing for your procedure
Your physician has scheduled you for a procedure in our Endoscopy department. If your physician has prescribed a preparation prior to your procedure, please be sure to take all of it to ensure your procedure is successful. Please see links below for procedure preparation instructions.
Arriving at Merrimack Valley Endoscopy Center
Please arrange to have a family member or family friend who is a licensed driver available to drive you home from your procedure. You will not be allowed to operate a motor vehicle until the following day after receiving anesthesia. This person must be available within 30 minutes of being called by the recovery nurse.
Please park in the municipal parking area directly across the street from our office at One Parkway, Haverhill and enter at the main entrance. Merrimack Valley Endoscopy Center will be directly in front of you as you enter.
Check-in at the registration desk where a staff member will greet you and complete your check-in process. Have a seat and a nurse will be with you shortly.
What to bring
Your health insurance card.
A photo ID such as your driver’s license.
Your completed Health Questionnaire form including list of all medications you are currently taking.
Most endoscopy screening procedures are covered by health insurance. Contact your insurance company to inquire and plan for any applicable co-pay or deductible.
Leave all valuables at home
Health Questionnaire (please print and fill out)
Link 1: ‘Health Questionnaire’ -HealthQuestionnaire.pdf
Link 2: ‘Cuestionario de salud’ – Health questionnaire Spanish.pdf
Patient Prep for Colonoscopy or Upper Endoscopy with Colonoscopy
Link 1: ‘Colonoscopy or Upper Endoscopy with Colonoscopy Prep Instructions’ – Splitprep.pdf
Link 2: “Preparación de Colonoscopia o Colonoscopia y gastroscopia” – Spanish Split prep.pdf
Patient Prep for Gastroscopy (Upper Endoscopy)
Link 1: ‘Gastroscopy (Upper Endoscopy) Prep Instructions’ – EGD prep.pdf
Link 2: ‘Preparación de Gastroscopia’ – Spanish EGD.pdf
Patient Prep for Bravo pH Probe
Instructions and Videos
Link1: ‘BRAVO prep instructions’ – EGDBRAVO Prep.pdf
Link 2: ‘Preparación de Bravo pH probe’ – Spanish Bravo.pdf=
Medtronic Bravo Video De Enseñanza Para Pacientes (Español)
Patient Prep for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Link 1: ‘Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Instructions’- Sigmoidoscopy.pdf
Link 2: ‘Preparación de sigmoidoscopia flexible’ – Spanish Sigmoidoscopy.pdf
Patient Prep for Colonoscopy (2 day prep)
Link 1: ‘2 Day Colonoscopy Prep Instructions’ – 2 Day prep.pdf
Link 2: ‘Preparación de Colonoscopia – Dos Dias’ – add Spanish 2 day.pdf
Patient Rights Brochure 2019_ English MVEC