Preparation Instructions for Nuclear Medicine

Study

Preparation Instructions

Adenosine Cardiolyte

No caffeine after noon the day before study. No food or drink after midnight . Wear comfortable clothing.

Adenosine thallium

No caffeine after noon the day before study. No food or drink after midnight . Wear comfortable clothing.

Total body bone scan

No food or drink after midnight.

Gastric emptying

No pain medication 48 hours before the study. No food, drink, or medications after midnight . (Consult your physician before discontinuing medication.)

HIDA scan

No food, drink, smoking, or chewing after midnight.

HIDA scan with CCK

No pain medication 48 hours before the study. No food, drink, or medications after midnight . (Consult your physician before discontinuing medication.)

Thyroid scan

No thyroid medication 2 weeks before study.

Lung scan (V/Q)

Must provide a current chest x-ray 24 hours before study.

Meckels

No food or drink after midnight.

 

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