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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Gavilyte-C oral.

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22 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/20/2016 9:14:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is not suppose to be pleasant. This is prep for a medical procedure. IMO it is a wonderful alternative to exploratory surgery. This certainly appeals to me more than being cut open just to look around. My first prep RX was not acceptable. I told my pharmacist I refused to pay $113 for prep RX. My pharmacist knows me so he knew I was serious. He searched online and found this $14 option ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
12/20/2015 2:25:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took this product starting at 6pm as instructed, the day before the colonoscopy. I found the experience not so bad, the only problem really is consuming so much liquid. I was able to tolerate the taste because I refrigerated it and added Crystal Light lemon flavoring; and I used a straw. I sipped on ginger ale and apple juice to get it all down. It began to work within an hour. By 12:30am I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/11/2015 8:55:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Maybe it's not fair to rate it so low on effectiveness or satisfaction just yet but I haven't had any results after consuming 5 of the approximately 8 8-oz doses that constitute the first half of the regimen (the other half to be completed in the morning before my scheduled colonoscopy at 9:00 a.m.). My gut is not happy with the large volume of liquid. I set a timer between doses to stay o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/3/2015 10:20:09 PM

Reviewer: Madison71, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I used this product last night as prep for a colonoscopy scheduled for 8:00 am this morning. As instructed, I ate lightly two days before and had only clear liquids the day before the procedure. I was instructed to drink 2 liters beginning at 6 pm and 2 liters beginning at 2 am with nothing by mouth after 4 am. I mixed and refrigerated the product the day before beginning the prep and added the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
9/8/2015 10:23:30 AM

Reviewer: Sue, 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:
So far been taking it 2 hours, mixed it with Crystal Lite lemonade (as directed by Dr,) and it tastes just like lemonade. Got a lot to go but so far so good. Just mixed a little of the packet in each glass, but I did try it without it and it still wasn't bad but the lemonade is better.

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