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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of HalfLytely-Bisacodyl Bowel Kit Oral.

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21 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
7/20/2013 8:36:20 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was my second colonoscopy experience with the preps. The prep given to me 5 years ago was much easier to tolerate than the most recent one being the bisocodyl tablet and HalfLytely liquid. I took the pill as prescribed at 1 p.m. No bowel movement. Then at 4 p.m. I began the liquid, drinking an 8 oz. glass every 20 minutes. After the third glass, I had to allow 30-50 minutes between glasses. B ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
7/13/2013 12:09:19 PM

Reviewer: sandp1952@aol.com, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 79 year old female.I was prescribed this prep kit for a colon test. I did exactly as it said. They weren't able to complete mt test because they said my colon wasn't cleaned out. Now I have to go back & have another test. Don't know if Med-care will pay again ,plus the Halflytely is very expensive and it is not a plesant experience to have to go thru twice. I will never use ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
2/12/2013 1:06:17 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Did NOT clean me out enough to have the colonoscopy. I have to do something else today. I am REALLY angry. Now another totally lost day.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/11/2013 12:05:10 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My doctor required me to use magnesium citrate 10oz bottle once a day for the two days before I started this kit. I had bad abdominal cramps both times, however, it was nothing compared to the pain from the pill and kit. I followed my doctors instructions and managed to get the "stuff" down but did not have a bowel movement for 14 hours. A lot of pain constantly, sweats, hot flashes, na ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
4/23/2012 8:16:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Medication worked as prescribed as prep for colonoscopy. Bisacodyl 5 mg. tablet worked within 1-hr. Clear watery stools apparent before taking HalfLytely. Followed with HalfLytely as prescribed even though stools were clear. Lemon-Lime mix included in packet seemed to make the drink more palatable and allowed me to burp so as not to fill so bloated/nauseous. I would use this treatment again but h ... Show Full Comment

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