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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of GaviLyte-G Oral.

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10 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
10/15/2013 9:31:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Start working within 30 minutes. Gentle, very little cramping but lots of gurgling. Salty taste. Bowel was very clean.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
1/25/2012 10:33:49 AM

Reviewer: neveragain, 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:
I started drinking the fluid at 6:00 p.m., every ten minutes. I had very, very severe stomach cramps, and nothing started happening until after 10:00 p.m. Also I have had a very prolonged aftertaste, even to this day, almost 20 days after the procedure.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
2/24/2011 9:16:20 PM

Reviewer: bigr, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm taking this as prep for a colonoscopy tomorrow. It took about 1.25hrs before my first movement. Since then, I've been going about every half hour or so. If you're worried about the procedure for using this drug (drinking 4L of the water/medicine solution), don't be. It's really not a big deal, except that I'm a little bloated-feeling and hungry, and have very mild s ... Show Full Comment

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