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VCE/Pillcam Instructions

  1. Clear liquids the entire day before your test.
  2. No medications with small beads in them the day before.
  3. NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  4. You must avoid any iron supplements or vitamins with iron a week before your test.
  5. If you are on any diabetic medications please hold them until after you are able to eat.
  6. If you are on any heart or high blood pressure or seizure medications you may take them one hour before leaving home.
  7. You must avoid Carafate, Sucralafate, or antacids 24 hours before your test.
  8. NO SMOKING for 24 hours before your test.
  9. You will wear a belt for 12 hours during the test and return the recorder and belt after the test.