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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/18/2014 10:23:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm a 58 YOF, 190 lbs, going for my 2nd colonoscopy. After hating my previous experience with Golytly, I opted for MoviPrep this time. Big mistake. Ate very lightly Sunday, then clear liquids Monday. Started 1st dose at 6p. I mixed it with Gatorade and refrigerated it, but it still made me gag. Began kicking about an hour later. Did 2nd round at 10p but only managed to get down half. Bo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/10/2014 12:59:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had several colonoscopies in the past, but never used a prep which caused more misery than MoviPrep. Not only did it taste horrible, but it caused extremely painful cramps and nausea. It also failed to clean out my system, so while already in pain and nauseous, I had to use an enema to get things "moving." I would not recommend this product to ANYONE and plan to urge my doctor not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/1/2014 4:57:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
MoviPrep tastes terrible. It has a lot of aspartame (which I do not like, but I know that some people do not mind it) and tastes like thick, very salty, Lemon Pledge. I tried to gulp it, but it is so thick and salty that it came back up. Also tried sipping sprite after each drink and sucking on hard candy, but they did not help. What did work a little was licking a lemon between each sip. It was s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/24/2014 8:36:45 PM

Reviewer: Monk112, 19-24 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Ok, do NOT listen to these bad reviews. These are people who were allergic (extremely rare), absolute whiners that expect every thing to be 100% perfect, or trolls just scaring people. The stuff doesn't taste nice, there's a little bit of saltiness, but if you like lemon, you'll probably get on fine. If not, add some orange juice like what I done. Sure, after drinking 2 litres of the s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/16/2014 8:36:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 71 year old woman who was scheduled for a routine 10 year colonoscopy. I found the prep so difficult to take that I cancelled my procedure. After I swallowed the first dose, followed by water, I experienced a panic attack with a choking sensation. I will not try it again.

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