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Cardiac CT Preparation

On the day of the exam:

  • Do not consume any form of caffeine 12 hours prior to the study.
  • Do not eat any solid foods 4 hours prior to the study.
  • Do not consume any alcohol or nicotine products.
  • Drink two 8 ounce glasses of water 1 hour before study.


Patients must discontinue the following 48hrs prior to exam:

  • Viagra
  • Cialis
  • Levitra
  • Other Phosphodiesterase inhibitor medications
  • Certain diabetic medication may not be taken for 24 hours. Please discuss with our staff