This medication is typically used to empty the intestines in preparation for a diagnostic procedure. Its effects can be noticed within a few hours.
This product empties the bowel by causing diarrhea. It is usually taken before a radiological examination. If indicated, prepare the solution according to the manufacturer's instructions. Do not mix it with anything else and do not eat for at least 3 hours before starting to drink the solution.
Generally, this medication is used only as needed.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Before its use, this product can be stored at room temperature. Once reconstituted, keep it in the refrigerator and do not allow it to freeze. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:
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