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Reflux from colon prep?
I have struggled with reflux/difficulty breathing for about two years, and have finally gotten it under control by maintaining a bland diet and taking Zegerid.  The doctor has explained that she thinks it is LPR rather than GERD.  Although I do occasionally have burning in the esophagus, the more persistent problems involve phlegm in the throat which seems to make it difficult to take a full breath in.  This generally occurs after extreme exercise, with stress, and during the middle of the night.  My questions involves prepping for a colonoscopy.  I have to drink NuLytley, and am worried that so much liquid (and apparently so bad tasting!) will cause difficulty breathing.  And I really don't want to go under Propofol when I can't breath in.  Has anyone had any experience with the colon prep meds?  Suggestions?  Any help would be much appreciated.  
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620923 tn?1452919248
Hi ....I agree the colon prep is very bad tasting and can be diff to do.

DId u ask ur dr if there might be another altenitive?......I drank the NuLytley and then bcuz of weather my colonoscopy was cancelled....I could not drink it again, so I was told to get miralax and they gave me a few pills to take...and that worked much better.

Plus, the anesthisiologist will intubate u if he feels ur breathing is an issue.

Ask to talk to him/her prior to surgery.

Good luck

"selma"
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