How to Prepare

General Instructions for All Patients

All patients having an endoscopy at Innisfil Endoscopy Suite should do the following:

  • Please arrange for a responsible adult to accompany you to and from your scheduled procedure.
  • You are advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery for at least 24 hours after your endoscopy procedure.  
  • You are advised to have someone stay with you for at least 12 hours post procedure.  
  • Do not chew gum or eat candy prior to your procedure.  
  • Do not consume any alcohol or partake in any recreational drug use for at least 24 hours prior to the procedure. 
  • Remove all jewelry, and make-up before arriving at Barrie Endoscopy for your appointment.  
  • You are advised to leave all valuables at home, as we will not assume responsibility for the lost or stolen property during your time at Innisfil Endoscopy.  
  • Bring your health card with you to your appointment. 
  • *Note: failure to comply with any or all of the previously mentioned items may result in your appointment being canceled at our discretion.