DISCONTINUED Colonoscopy Prep: Visicol Tablets, OsmoPrep

Medically reviewed by: Gary H. Hoffman, MD

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To Our Patients:

Due to concerns regarding the safety of Osmoprep® and Visicol®, both of these products are no longer available for use in bowel preparation prior to a colonoscopy or other surgical procedures. There have been reported cases of renal (kidney) damage following the use of these medications.

Our office has been aware of these reports and we discontinued the use of these products when we first became aware of the potential for problems.

There are other reliable methods of bowel preparation currently available.

Should you have any questions, please contact our office or your physician.

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