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Suprep generic name: Sod Sulf-Potass Sulf-Mag Sulf

What is Suprep used for?

Sodium/potassium/magnesium sulfate solution is used to clean out the intestines before a certain bowel exam procedure (colonoscopy). It is a laxative that works by drawing large amounts of water into the colon. This causes watery bowel movements. Clearing stool from the intestines helps your doctor to better examine the intestines during your procedure.


Sodium, Potassium,Mag Sulfates


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Suprep Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using this product and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Follow any special diet instructions provided by your doctor. Usually, you may have a small breakfast or only clear liquids on the day before your procedure. After breakfast, you may only drink clear liquids until after your procedure. Do not drink milk or alcoholic beverages or eat/drink anything colored red or purple. To prevent becoming dehydrated, drink as much clear liquid as you can before, during, and after drinking this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Do not take any other medications by mouth within 1 hour of starting to drink the mixture. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure when to take your other medications.

Use this product as directed by your doctor, usually one dose the evening before the colonoscopy and the second dose the next day in the morning. The dosage is based on your age and medical condition.

Before using this product, pour the contents into the mixing container as directed by the manufacturer. Add cool water, mix, and drink all of the mixture. After drinking the mixture, drink 2 additional containers filled with water over the next hour. Be sure to finish drinking all of the mixture and required water at least 2 hours before your procedure, or as directed.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about how to mix or take this product or what to expect after taking this product.

Watery bowel movements usually begin about 1 hour after you drink the mixed liquid. The bowel movements can be very large and watery.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Suprep Dosage and Form Information

Solution Reconstituted Oral

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Solution Reconstituted Oral