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EGD BRAVO™ - For Patients Taking GLP-1 Agonist Medications

Preparation Instructions

If you have any questions or concerns about your appointment, contact us at (801) 619-1115

Patients, please carefully follow instructions:

  • PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND WATCH THE BRAVO VIDEO to prepare for your procedure.
  • If you are taking Ozempic®, Moujaro®, Rybelsus®, Trulicity®, Victoza®, or similar generic medications for diabetes or weight reduction stop these at least 7 days prior to your procedure. This should be done under the direction of your prescribing physician.
  • THIS IS A SEDATED PROCEDURE.  A RESPONSIBLE DRIVER MUST REMAIN in the facility throughout your appointment (~ 2 hours total). NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • WE MAY CALL THE DAY BEFORE to adjust your appointment time as the clinic’s schedule is finalized.
  • NO CHILDREN UNDER AGE 16 are allowed at appointments.
  • WATCH FOR A TEXT AND EMAIL 4 days before your procedure with a link to complete your required online registration.
  • CALL US AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE to cancel or reschedule your appointment for a different day to avoid a $100 cancellation fee.

Read Instructions

EGD BRAVO™ - For Patients Taking GLP-1 Agonist Medications

7 Days Before Your Test Start Date:

  • STOP all proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as pantoprazole (Protonix®), omeprazole (Prilosec®, Zegerid®), rabeprazole (AcipHex®), or lansoprazole (Prevacid®).
  • STOP taking Ozempic®, Moujaro®, Rybelsus®, Trulicity®, Victoza® or similar generic medications for diabetes or weight reduction. This should be done under the direction of your prescribing physician. For your safety, your procedure will be rescheduled if any of these are taken within 7 days of your procedure.

3 Days Before Your Test Start Date:

  • STOP H2 blockers such as ranitidine (Zantac®), cimetidine (Tagamet®), famotidine (Pepcid®, Fluxid®) or nizatidine (Axid®).

The Day Before Your Test Start Time:

  • WE MAY CALL THE DAY BEFORE to adjust your appointment time as the clinic’s schedule is finalized.
  • STOP taking over-the-counter antacids of any kind.
  • STOP all solid foods. .
  • Starting with a clear liquid breakfast, drink plenty of clear liquids during the day and evening. Clear liquids include: Water, sports drinks, black coffee, tea, any soda (light or dark), broth, Jell-O, popsicles, and juice without pulp. NOTHING RED OR PURPLE.

2 Hours Before Your Arrival Time:

  • Take your other regularly prescribed medications at least two (2) hours before you arrive.
  • IMPORTANT: NOTHING BY MOUTH FOR 2 HOURS BEFORE YOU ARRIVE! (This includes water, gum and mints. NOTHING by mouth.)

Other Information:

Medication:

  • DO NOT take acid reducing medications.
  • DO NOT take diabetic medications.

Diabetics:

  • DO NOT take oral diabetic medication or insulin the morning of your procedure. Bring your insulin with you.
  • Test your blood sugar before coming in for your procedure and bring the reading with you.
  • Please contact the physician that manages your diabetic care if you have any questions regarding your oral medication or insulin dosages.

Blood Thinners:

  • If you are taking blood thinners, call your prescribing physician and ask if you may stop taking the medication for the required amount of time prior to your procedure.
  • You may continue taking aspirin, ibuprofen and other anti‐inflammatory medications.

Bring with You:

  • Leave valuables and phone/devices at home or with your driver
  • Photo ID and Insurance Card
  • Your inhaler, if you use one
  • Your insulin, if you use it
  • List of all medications, vitamins and supplements you are taking (include dosage and last date and time each medication was taken before your arrival)
  • Wear a short-sleeved shirt

Arrive at your scheduled time. Please call us at 801-619-1115 if you have any questions regarding your preparation.

Utah State regulations require patients to have a responsible adult present and able to drive them home after a sedated medical procedure. A taxi, Uber or any other paid driver cannot act as such. Patients arriving without a driver have the choice of rescheduling the procedure for a time when a driver can be present or having their procedure without sedation.