I do anything special after the test is over?
- You are usually
watched for 30 minutes or more after this test.
Typically, you can go home after the sedation wears
off, which takes about an hour or two. Follow the precautions
for sedation. You can drink clear fluids when your gag
reflex returns, which can take two to four hours.
Avoid eating solid foods for
It's important to call your
doctor if you experience dizziness,
chest pain, abdominal
pain, back pain, difficulty
or pain with swallowing,
fever, black-colored or tarry
stools, or vomiting of material
that looks like coffee grounds. The last two symptoms
can be signs of internal bleeding.