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Before your appointment
Remember to have a blood test checking kidney function prior to coming in for your scan - please ask your referrer if you are unsure about this.
Do not take any erection medications (Cialis, Viagra or Levitra) in the 72 hours prior to your appointment. You may take all other medications as per usual.
Please do not have any alcohol or caffeine for 4 hours before your appointment (note that this includes coffee, cola, tea, chocolate and drinks with added caffeine).
Please do not smoke for 2 hours before your appointment.
If you are asthmatic, please bring your inhalers along to your appointment.
Please do not exercise before you come in on the day of your appointment - this may affect your heart rate.
Remember to bring your completed consent form and questionnaire with you to your appointment.