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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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Suprep Bowel Prep Kit

I am looking for a manufacture coupon that will help me pay for my Suprep Bowel Prep Kit. I am 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 doct...

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Vomiting after Suprep

I drank the first bottle of Suprep and it began to work right away. I had to drink the second while on the toilet. I got really cold and the shivers started. Then I got nausea. I vomited about an hour and a half after drinking this awful tasting stuff. My question is will it still work for the colonoscopy tomorrow. ## It would be best to check with your doctor to be sure. But have you still been having bowel movements? If so, then it is probably still working. The symptoms you've described can be normal side effects of using it, according to FDA reports, you may also experience stomach pain, abdominal cramping, and dehydration.

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Suprep Coupons

I'm unable to find a discount coupon for Suprep. Can you locate it for me? ## Your doctor can go to click on healthcare professionals and get a voucher for you that way. ## That is correct, the only coupon available is for healthcare professionals. Since this is product that isn't considered life-sustaining and isn't used regularly, the company doesn't offer consumer coupons for it. Are there any other questions or comments? ## I don’t have insurance to cover my surprep and I would be happy just to get. A coupon to help me pay for the medication. Thanks

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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...

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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? ## I had a colonoscopy 5 years ago, and I'm having one tom...

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Suprep Bowel Prep

Does $90.00 sound right for 2 bottles and one cup? ## Suprep is a bowel prep kit that works by cleaning out your bowels for medical procedures, it contains: sodium sulfate, potassium sulfate, and magnesium sulfate. And it is a name brand product that is fairly new to the market, so that price isn't surprising. Are there any other comments or questions? ## The price is out of sight, since the ingredients are inexpensive and the plastic container is also cheap. On the other hand, there are start up costs, advertising fees and regulatory costs, but still $90! There should be no shortage of patients since everybody, it seems,is having a colonoscopy done (and hating every minute of the prep) ## This is a total rip off, my friend has this done and he paid $75 for 2 bottles, and he has rea...

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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 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 ...

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Suprep Manufacturer Coupons Healthcare Professionals

I am looking for a suprep manufacturer coupon. please help me, it seems that this is the one prep for a colonoscopy that will not be harsh on my very sensitive stomach. I dehydrate very easily and need to use this. I've been quoted $93.00 for this by my pharmacy which is an outrageous price. Please help! ## First, check with your doctor's office, they may have a coupon for you there. Second, call other pharmacies in your area and see if they have a better price. Prices for prescription drugs vary greatly from pharmacy to pharmacy. ## There have been several people looking for coupons and discounts for this, but the only one available can only be obtained by healthcare professionals. You can ask your doctor to get one for you by going to and clicking on the section ...

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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 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 ## I am having a Colonoscopy on Jan. 13th. 2015

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First experience with Suprep

I am having the colonoscopy tomorrow a.m. and will take my first dose of Suprep in about 10 minutes. I had the procedure done about 9 years ago, using the old prep method. Based on what I'm hearing and reading, the Suprep should be a little more tolerable. ## How did it go? Several people have asked about it, but no one has posted back yet to say whether or not they had good results from using it, as compared to the old ones. Learn more Suprep details here. ## The prep was tolerable. No vomiting, no other major problems. The only complaint is that I had to take the second dose at 1 a.m. The first dose was at 4 p.m. i got only 2 hours of good sleep. I was feverish from dehydration, so I got IV fluids right before the procedure started at 8:30 a..m. They gave me propofol and it took 2...

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Manufacture coupon for Suprex, can't afford

Really need a coupon to lower my cost to buy Suprep. Does anyone know who to get this manufacture coupon? Can't afford it but have to have it done ## Suprep is a bowel prep product, used for cleaning out the intestines before certain tests and medical procedures. And we have had others ask if there were assistance programs available for this product, but unfortunately, there aren't. The reason is more than likely due to the fact that it is not something that a person has to buy and use on a regular basis and it isn't considered to be a life sustaining and necessary medication. There are other products on the market that can be used, so I can only suggest you contact your doctor and ask for an alternative. Are there any other questions? ## you dont need the suprep. you can ge...

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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. ...

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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?

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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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Discount Vouchers

suprep coupons for prescription ## You might want to have your doctor visit their website, there is a coupon that he can sign up for and give to you to use, but it can only be obtained by a health care professional. Learn more Suprep information here. Have you checked the price at your local pharmacies?

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Can I use a Suprep kit while I'm taking Enalapril?

I have to get a colonoscopy done on Tuesday and am supposed to start a Suprep kit tomorrow. Am I allowed to take my blood pressure medication, Enalapril 10mg 2x/day while doing this kit? Also, I have to have a general anaesthetic for the procedure, will that interact with my enalaprila s well? ## I see that this was post awhile ago, but for anyone looking in the future... You should always check with your doctor or pharmacist about using any type of bowel cleanser, stool softener, or constipation remedy, if you are on life sustaining medications that you take regularly. Some of them can cause them to leave your digestive system too fast, so they do not have a chance to work, which could cause health problems. Therefore, it may be necessary to space them apart by several hours, or to alt...

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Suprep MANUF. Coupons

go to click on healthcare profesionals. click where it says "Click here and fill out our form to download a discount voucher". it only asks you for email and name. the discount is only 20%. max of $10. at least is something. ## Requesting $10 coupon for suprepkit per doctor. ## The only problem is that these coupons are supposed to come from your doctor, with your prescription. This means that if the pharmacy is paying attention, they may not honor it, if your doctor has provided validation. Has anyone been successful using this?

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