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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
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

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

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