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RPAH Medical Centre, Suite G10, 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042
02 9516 0778
Poem preparation

Poem Preparation

Begin free fluid diet.
​See fact sheet below.

Clear liquids all day.
No eating or drinking six hours beforehand.

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Diet Progression POEM PDF

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Eating Well with Achalasia PDF

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AEG POEM Info Sheet PDF

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Free and Clear Fluids POEM PDF

Examples of what you can drink:

  • Water
  • Black tea and black coffee
  • Cordial (orange or lemon)
  • Apple juice (pulp free/clear)
  • Clear chicken or vegetable broth (strained) Yellow or orange jelly
  • Bonox
  • Ice blocks
  • Coconut water
  • Gatorade/Powerade (not red coloured)
  • Stock cubes in warm water