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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/8/2008 7:54:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication for my first colonoscopy. Had no idea what to expect but felt lucky I didn't have to drink the liquid after hearing about it from others. Instructions were to consume 32 pills; 20 within one hour (4 pills every 15 minutes)the night before the procedure and 12 pills 5 hours prior to the procedure. Started the pills at 7:00 p.m. the night before. Had no problem g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/1/2008 12:28:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am not satisfied and the doctor did not adequately explain the side effects or the potential kidney issues. Colonoscopy or not, this medication stinks.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
9/17/2008 9:29:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It was easy to do and tastes better than the liquid stuff. I am happy with the results.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
8/1/2008 9:55:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
For my 3rd colonoscopy, I chose Osmoprep so I could just drink water or tea instead of that great quantity of one, rather sweet liquid. After the firt round of 5 doses, I was naseous, headachy, and miserable. The fact the I vomited just before time to start the final round was the only thing that enabled me to finish. Felt OK in the morning and test was uneventful. Another round of nausea hit l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
6/2/2008 10:19:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Even though I had a hard time taking all the pills, I would still choose this method over the liquid drink. The pills are large and I had to throw up after taking 20 of them; my body just rejected them. I read that vomitting was one of the side effects, so I decided to continue and take the remaining 12 pills. Bottom line: they worked with very little discomfort and I was happy with the process. ... Show Full Comment

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