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

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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

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
9/14/2013 5:21:56 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This is the 4 th time I have used Osmoprep for my colonoscopy . I have had good success with it, although I do gag with the pills at times... I recently was told to try this "trick" to help with swallowing them, and thought I would pass it along . Before you take the pill, lick the tip of you finger and dip it in "lemonade powder" ( the kind you use to mix with water) place thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
6/8/2013 12:14:53 PM

Reviewer: Debbis312, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was very nervous about taking this drug after reading a number of negative reviews. However, I fortunately did not experience any bad side effects. My doctor does not normally prescribe this drug and gave it to me only because I requested to take pills. As a result, his staff did not even know the correct times to tell me to take it. The directions say to take the first regimen the evening befor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
4/1/2013 11:48:34 AM

Reviewer: LAN, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Effectiveness: No, I was still emptying at the time of the procedure and several hours afterwards. Ease of Use: Tablets are much too large to swallow easily. Satisfaction: I was told to take 20 tablets between 6PM and 7PM on the evening before my procedure. I was up off and on all night, in the restroom. During the morning of my procedure, I was weak, dizzy, my eyes would not focus. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
3/23/2013 3:42:23 PM

Reviewer: Unhappy_camper, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It felt like lots of tablets,never ending. Finally, at night before the exam, I started vomiting blood with no known inflammatory bowel disease. I had to be in emergency room all night. They stabilized me but as result I did not have a completely emptied colon. The test was mostly an waste of time and money and they asked to repeat in 2 years with a different bowel prep.

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