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Condition: Process of Making X-Rays of Stomach or Intestines
4/26/2013 10:09:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Could not swallow; stomach upset; diarrea

Condition: Process of Making X-Rays of Stomach or Intestines
3/23/2013 1:50:11 PM

Reviewer: john, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The treatment was good, but the discharge was a little difficult the next day..

Condition: Process of Making X-Rays of Stomach or Intestines
10/11/2011 2:54:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I found that if you cool this medication and drink it with a straw it worked just fine. I had Redi-Cat 2 liquid and was called a Berry Smoothie. I took one 450 mil bottle the night bfore my test, them 1/2 bottle one hour before my test an then finished the rest of the second bottle just before I started my cat scan. No problem with loose stools or vomiting. I would take this liquid again if I had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Process of Making X-Rays of Stomach or Intestines
1/11/2011 9:21:09 PM

Reviewer: Yikes!, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The secret to drinking it is having it very cold and drinking it with a straw clear back to your throat, and drink about 1/5 of the bottle at a time, resting a little in between ... I was told to drink it in 20 min. from start time. It wasn't too bad getting it down, I got through the scan all right, but then got a horrid headache, and the worst EXPLOSIVE diarhea you can imagine ... was miser ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Process of Making X-Rays of Stomach or Intestines
11/17/2010 9:50:17 PM

Reviewer: KING FAMILY, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter had a severed reaction to the oral and IV contrast. She went into seziure, aphaltic shock, throat swollen tight, vomiting up blood, neck and abdomal swollen. I want to know in the drug to do this my daughter?

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