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

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62 Total User Reviews

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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.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
3/15/2013 9:38:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
OsmoPrep is a gift from the gods. I've had numerous colonoscopies since the first doctor didn't take good notes and the successive doctors, wanting to CYA, wanted to err on the side of caution. You take 20 pills at night, 4 every 15 minutes, with 8 oz. of clear liquid. After about 2 hours, voila! Results. You take 12 the next morning. After an hour, results! There were no after-eff ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
2/4/2013 11:10:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Medication took longer than expected to kick in. Took a little over 3 hours. Doctor said he couldn't find anything during my colonoscopy and commented that my prep was great. Prescription directions warned of possible kidney damage side effects. I drank over 2 gallons of liquids that day. I'm hoping that was enough to combat any side effects. I also drank a lot of fluids the days fo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/29/2013 11:22:13 AM

Reviewer: Osmoprep, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It took 4 hours after the the first round to kick in. By that time it was already time for the second round. 1.5 hours later I vomited profusely and had to drink a lot of water afterwards. No water allowed after midnight so i was really dehydrated from 3am on. I didn't sleep all night but it cleaned out everything effectively. Overall, it worked and it only gave me very minor cramping.

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