Frequently Asked Questions
The Patient Guide provides questions to ask your doctor about your condition and how SITZMARKS® can help provide an accurate diagnosis.
Q: I have been instructed to have a SITZMARKS® test by my physician. What happens next?
A: Please review the SITZMARKS® Patient Guide which provides instructions about taking the capsule and follow-up X-rays.
Q: Are there any medications I should avoid while participating in the SITZMARKS® test?
A: It’s imperative to refrain from using any kind of laxative until your physician says the test is complete. Laxatives include stimulants, bulk-forming fibers, suppositories and saline enemas. For all other medications consult with your physican.
Q: Can I take SITZMARKS® if I am pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant?
A: You should always inform your physician if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant before using SITZMARKS®. Your physician may delay the test until after the end of your pregnancy.
Q: Should I alert my physician about any allergies?
A: As always, discuss all allergies with your physician prior to taking SITZMARKS® or any other medications.
Q: Is the start time of a SITZMARKS® test critical?
A: The start time is not critical; however, we recommend discussing this with your physician.
Q: Should SITZMARKS® be taken on an empty stomach?
Q: Is SITZMARKS® compatible with an MRI?
A: Please consult your physician.
Q: What are the SITZMARKS® ingredients?
A: Please see our ingredients.
Q: My healthcare provider discussed a simple test versus a segmental test. What does that mean?
A: Please review the Indications/Directions for Use page.
Q: How much radiation will I be exposed to during the X-ray?
A: Please discuss this with your physician.
Q: What is SITZMARKS® return policy?
A: There are no returns for the SITZMARKS® medical device. Please see our terms and conditions.
Q. What are international customers responsible for when purchasing SITZMARKS®?
A. Customers are responsible for the shipping cost, customs and/or broker fees. Please see our terms and conditions.
Q. Can a patient order SITZMARKS®?
A. No, SITZMARKS® is a medical device and can only ordered by a health care professional or medical facillity.
Q. Where can health care professionals order SITZMARKS® in the United States?
A. SITZMARKS® can be ordered directly on this website or through authorized distributors. Please contact Konsyl for further information.