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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/22/2015 7:49:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I couldn't get the 2nd half down. It made me naseous and triggered by gag reflex.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/19/2015 7:54:28 PM

Reviewer: david04, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It tastes absolutely dreadful and took 5 hrs before having the 1st bowel movement even though I should have had a bowel movement within the 1st hr.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
12/29/2014 6:30:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've used it successfully 8 times before but this time it failed to perform. Seems they may have changed the product. I followed the directions exactly as I always have.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
8/5/2014 9:13:52 AM

Reviewer: Tom T, 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:
My use was half the volume (2 liters) beginning at 6 PM the day before colonoscopy and the other half the following morning 6 hours before procedure. Progressively bowel discharge went from solid to watery brown beginning about 1 hour after starting and slowed enough to go to sleep at 10:30 PM. Was up twice during night to empty bowels. At 5:30 AM began drinking last half of remaining Gavilyte-G. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
11/5/2013 9:18:38 AM

Reviewer: Relieved234, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I can’t overstress the importance of lemons during the prep using this drug. Get a bag of lemons and cut them in quarters. Suck on the lemon quarter, drink the solution, suck on the lemon, drink the solution. You will not even taste or smell it. Also, schedule your exam in the afternoon. You will be able to drink 1/2 of the solution the night before and 1/2 in the morning. Very tolerable way to ge ... Show Full Comment

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