Is it ok to drink green tea before a colonoscopy?

This question was asked in Chesterfield, Michigan on 05/18/2012.
Can I drink green tea the day before a colonoscopy? My colonoscopy prep paper just has plain tea on it.

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 5/18/2012

Yes, as long as there is no caffeine.