Your doctor has arranged for you to have an X-ray called an intravenous
Why is this X-ray done?
This test outlines your kidneys, ureters and bladder. It shows their shape, size
If you have any allergies, report them immediately to your doctor. A special
preparation will be needed.
How do I get ready?
The Day Before Your X-ray/After Supper
• Take 4 - 5 mg Dulcolax tablets the night before the test.
• You can have clear fluids (such as black tea, apple juice, or gingerale) only
until the time of the test.
The Day of Your X-ray
• Plan to arrive in the X-ray Department 15 minutes before your test.
Remember that parking is limited.