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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of OsmoPrep Oral.

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64 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
7/11/2014 7:31:33 PM

Reviewer: Smitty0528, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was quite stressed with having to go through this process but after taking the pills its not so bad. Took the first 20, I broke them in half so it was easier to swallow. When I got #17 I was already going to the bathroom! lol No biggies though.No nausea or vomiting throughout the whole process and I have a sensitive stomach as I have GERD. I started the process at 2p. I went to the bathroom seve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
6/6/2014 5:28:58 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A little hard swallowing pills but one at a time is not too bad. I took meds at 5:00 and 10:00 p.m. - the only downside is that I did not stop going to the bathroom all night. Literally all night. No cramps, pain, nausea, headache just bathroom all night long. Almost didnt make it to bathroom at two in morning after second dose. But doc said good job - clean colon.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
3/4/2014 1:28:58 AM

Reviewer: Mak10, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have used this prep in the past without any issues. I can not tolerate the gallon prep or Miralax preps without vomiting everything back up. I was instructed to take Osmoprep at 5:00 pm, 4 tablets every 15 min (total of 20) the day before the colonoscopy and then 4 tablets every 15 min (total of 12) 3-5 hours before procedure. The first evening, about 2 hours after taking the last dose, I vomite ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
12/4/2013 4:13:54 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have Crohn's Disease and have has 3 endoscopy procedures in the last 5 years. The previous two use one of the "drink a gallon of really nasty liquid" preps. This time I took 4 tablets with a cup (8 oz) or water every 15 minutes for an hour in the evening and then again in the morning prior to my procedure. The pills were mostly tasteless and easy to swallow one at a time. It too ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/31/2013 1:35:22 PM

Reviewer: Motogordo, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am having a colonoscopy tomorrow and will be using the Osmoprep oral. I used it last year with no side effects at all. The previous year I had the Gatorade and ducolax and got nausea and light headedness. The times the doctor specifies start at 5:00Pm and every 15 minutes until 7 doses are taken. One last dose is taken at 9:00PM. Gordon

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