For a successful MRE exam, a nurse will give your child an oral contrast (safe dye that helps imaging pictures show up clearer) liquid to drink about an hour before their MRE. The oral contrast has a lemon lime flavor. They will drink this after they check in at the hospital. This is the most important step.
The amount of contrast your child will drink depends on their weight. Check the chart below to see how much oral contrast your child will drink:
Rev. 5/2017. This document is intended to provide health related information so that you may be better informed. It is not a substitute for a doctor's medical advice and should not be relied upon for treatment for specific medical conditions.