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Suprep

Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Sulfate + Potassium Sulfate + Magnesium Sulfate
FDA Approved: August 5, 2010
Pharm Company: BRAINTREE
Category: Laxative

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Suprep Overview

Laxatives (purgatives, aperients) are foods, compounds and/or drugs that facilitate or increase bowel movements. They are most often used to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the colon for rectal and/or bowel examinations, and may be supplemented by enemas under certain circumstances. Sufficiently high doses of laxatives may cause diarrhea. Some laxatives combine more than one active ingredient. Laxatives may be oral and/or suppository ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laxative

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Suprep
Has anyone used the new SUPREP kit before a colonoscopy? Would like any comments about taste, ease or side effects. Thanks! ## The Suprep kit contains sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate and potassium sulfate, it is used for bowel preparation. It basically works as a laxative. I can't think that combo would taste very well, though I have never used it. The most common listed side effects are: cramping, nausea, vomiting and abdominal discomfort. Does anyone else have anything to add? ## Sulfates have a bitter taste, hence the development of PEG bowel cleansing products without sulfate such as Nulytely or Trilyte. Having said that, Suprep contains both Sucralose and flavoring agents, so it may not taste as bad as has been suggested. It still involves the ingestion of 3 quarts of water, ...
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Can Suprep be prescribed annually just to cleanse the colon without a required colonoscopy
Suprep tastes awful and causes some discomfort for about an hour each round, but it effectively cleans the colon. A yearly cleansing of this sort seems like it would be beneficial to colon health and getting rid of toxins. Not sure though if it is safe and if any physician would prescribe it in this way or if it is even permitted. Any medical professionals who could answer this? ## Hello, Magpie! How are you? No, they would not. There are reasons it is a prescription only product that is only intended to be used for cleansing before certain procedures. If you wish to detoxify and cleanse at other times, there are safer products you can use, many of which are available over the counter. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
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Making The Suprep Prep Easy
Get some banana flavored twinpop popsicles and a large straw (like for milkshakes) or use two regular straws. The straws get the Suprep past most of the taste buds. After each gulping session, take a bite of the popsicle. It will totally clear any aftertaste. I got both preps down after four gulping sessions. In about 20 minutes, the sessions on the toilet started. I just entertained myself with my Kindle and cell phone for about an hour or so. Then I had a couple more quick trips.... I asked my gastroenterologist why she did not recommend Suprep for every patient, and she said those who are regular do best with Suprep. I will not dread doing the Suprep for my next colonoscopy (which I have every five years). Also, before starting, I put my aloe moist wipes, jar of Vaseline, Kindle, and...
Updated 1 month ago.
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Suprep Bowel Prep Kit
I am looking for a manufacture coupn that will help me pay for my Suprep Bowel Prep Kit. I an 70 years old and can not afford this medication. Can you help me? ## I've done some searching, but I am sorry, I didn't find anything for patient assistance. Since this is a laxative that is used to to clean out the colon in preparation for certain tests and medical procedures, it is generally a once time purchase and most manufacturers of these products don't offer assistance by way of programs or coupons, because it isn't consider life sustaining and isn't something you are going to be using regularly. There are, however, other alternatives on the market, most doctors just prefer this one, because it is new and contains no sodium phosphate. Have you tried asking your docto...
Updated 2 months ago.
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Suprep Bowel Prep Kit Coupon request
My Dr. Prescribed this prior to some procedures. I am on a fixed income and can not afford the 70$ it cost after insurance. My pharmacist suggested I request a coupon. Can you please help with this matter? ## Their website at suprepkit.com has a voucher you can print that will you give you 20% off, up to a maximum of $10. To get it you just need to visit their site and sign up on the voucher page. Learn more Suprep details here. Unfortunately, that still doesn't save you much money. You could also try asking your doctor about using a cheaper alternative. Does anyone else have any ideas? ## My dr gave me a sample free. They can order these at little to no cost to them or you. I would talk to them in person. Good luck
Updated 3 months ago.
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Here's a Cheap Alternative to Suprep
I see lots of people here who need a cheaper alternative to Suprep. The Mayo Clinic recommends 8 Bisacodyl(Ducolax) tablets and 2 bottles of Magnesium Citrate split over 2 doses. This is just as good as Suprep and produces the same result. Many other clinics have similar recommendations. Do an internet search for "Ducolax and Magnesium Citrate bowel prep instructions". In my opinion, Suprep is just a convenience. The end result for either method is the same. You take laxatives and drink clear fluids until nothing comes out but clear fluids. It's not rocket science. ## Thank you for providing this information, William! I am sure that it will help many. But, before anyone follows these instructions, please check with your doctor and make sure that it is safe for you to do so. ...
Updated 3 months ago.
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Suprep Bowel Prep Kit Coupon
I am looking for a coupon to help purchase the Suprep Bowel Prep Kit. I am unemployed and need this procedure done. Is there any help out there? ## Unfortunately, no there isn't. We've had several people ask, because it is expensive, but since it is considered to be a product that is only used in certain circumstances and not life-sustaining, the company offers no coupons or purchasing assistance. While this is generally the preferred product, there are others available, so the only thing I can suggest is speaking to your doctor about using an alternative. Are there any other questions or comments? ## hi, you can go to internetdrugcoupon.com they have coupons to help with the cost of the suprep. i just got one. ## Just ask your doctor's office for a sample box that they get ...
Updated 5 months ago.
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Gatorade
It says no red or purple, but would blue and orange gatorade be off limits since it is close to those colors? ## My best guess is that it has something to do with a specific ingredient or dye that's used in the red and purple, so the other colors should be fine as long as they aren't specifically on the list. Learn more Suprep details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My doctor said no ARTIFICIAL colors. I couldn't eat a red jello but could drink a red juice if it had no artificial colors. All docs have their opinions. I'm not sure why my doc insisted on me raking Suprep when many I know were told to take over the counter laxatives. I think it's because the doctor gets a kick back from prescribing it!!! I won't take it again. It is so nasty tasting...
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i would like to know if can take the two doses of suprep night before colonoscopy 4 hours apart
Can I take both doses of Suprep the night before colonoscopy , 4 hours apart ?the receptionist told I cannot but I don't trust her ## That's what my dr. Recommended. Actually it was 5 hrs apart the night before ## Hello, Kim! How are you? You should follow whatever instructions your doctor provided. If you can't reach your doctor to ask, then you pharmacist should be able to advise you. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 8 months ago.
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How Early Can You Take The Subprep Day Before
I would like to start the first prep early so I can get to sleep early the night before my colonoscopy. How early can the first dose be taken? ## Hello, Are you referring to the Suprep Bowel Kit? If so, I read that Suprep Bowel Prep Kit should be used as a split-dose regimen, that basically means that you take two 6-ounce bottles of Suprep. The first 6-ounce bottle should be taken the evening prior to your colonoscopy and the second 6-ounce bottle is taken the morning of your colonoscopy. Be sure to drink additional water like the instructions for use recommend. Always follow your doctor’s instructions on when to begin using the Suprep Bowel Prep Kit. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Suprep Details Does this answer you question? Please post back if you need addit...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sodium Sulfate + Potassium Sulfate + Magnesium Sulfate
  • Solution: 1.6gm/bot + 3.13gm/bot + 17.5gm/bot, 17.5g + 3.13g + 1.6g
  • Suspension: 17.5g + 3.13g + 1.6g
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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