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    Condition: Other
    4/26/2016 11:14:00 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    After surgery for removal of perforated Appendix, have had 2 CT Scans which required drinking Gastrografin to "light up" my Abdomen so they can locate Abscesses. It tastes like Nuclear Waste; horrid even with Crystal Light Lemon flavoring. To make it worse, the Nurse gave it to me WARM...

    Condition: Other
    12/30/2015 12:06:15 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Took it last night at 9 pm. Tasted like cough medicine - not terrible. Had CT Colonography this morning. So far, so good.

    Condition: Other
    9/26/2013 1:15:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I took Gastrografin at 7pm on 2 consecutive evenings,it tasted absolutely disgusting, even with orange aquash mixed with it.I drank lots of fluids as directed, afterwards.. I had my CTcolonoscopy in the afternoon of the third day. I had bad diarrhea that evening & am STILL suffering 9 days later.!! Is this normal.?? I would appreciate a reply to this please....

    Condition: Other
    7/7/2013 6:22:01 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was given this in the ER to prep for a CT scan of my abdomen. The nurse mixed it with Crystal Loght and the taste was not too bad. I had to drink over a quart of the mixture. The CT scan went well and I was sent home and thought all was well. In about 4 hours I had severe diarrhea that lasted over 3 days.On the third day of diarrhea I nearly passed out and was admitted to the hospital with ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    4/22/2013 3:45:44 PM

    Reviewer: Jen, 25-34 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 took this medication for a CT scan I had to have done in the morning. The taste was just awful, even mixed with juice. Plus, it gave me horrible diarrhea all afternoon. If I ever need another CT scan, I hope I don't have to take this again.

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