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... Is Picosalax similar to OsmoPrep used here in the States? ... (3 replies)
... Pricey but sure beats the chalky sludge I once was directed to use. Now my in-laws in Kentucky have me mail them Pico-Salax every time they or their friends need to prep for colonoscopy, AFAIK FDA is still running pre-approval tests for sale in the US but they now allow importing it (from Canada only). I guess it means they think it's safe. (3 replies)
... My surgeon was more than satisified with Picosalex prep, asked me today how I felt about it, told him in comparison to the others it was a breeze! He plans on suggesting it in future. See I made some headway for all of us up here in our area.... because I wouldn't do Fleet again and sorted out other products -- until I found others in the same boat and we all found... (3 replies)

... I know the local surgeon said that in Ontario they do not use Phospho-soda anymore because of too much electrolyte loss with it. In Manitoba, my aunt passed out on the way to the bathroom with predictable results. She is chronically anemic and it is stupid that the doc had her on Fleet for a prep. Locally they went to pico-salax and OMG is it a lot easier on the system.... (3 replies)
... Wishing you and your Mom the best of treatment and good results. The Prep for colonoscopy that I found to be more tolerable than the others is called Picosalax. I start chemo tomorrow..... so may be back with some questions of my own. Take care of your self and each other. (6 replies)
... My surgeon ok'd PIcosalax for me his first experience with it, and subsequently has ok'd for his other patients as well. ... (4 replies)
... Also ask about using Picosalax as the prep.... it's easy going down and does the job slowly but well. ... (4 replies)
... and I was gone. Woke up all done...... the only side effect is no memory heck its so bad anyhow didn't know the difference. OH ASK about Picosalax for the prep... it was easy to take and easy doing its job. I was my doctor's second patient prepping with Picosalax and he didn't seem to mind .... ... (16 replies)
... I had Picosalax and its kind to the body. Too bad I didn't get a chance to give you the name so you could ask them about it. ... (36 replies)
... Haley: So glad you will try again. The prep is called Picosalax. It tastes a little like tang. Water is done over 3 hours, so you're not bloated. It does it job well, I had no urgent rush to the throne room, but I also recommend zincofax to keep from getting sore. It's becoming a more recognized prep, and I'm told many of our Toronto Ontario hospitals use it exclusively... (7 replies)
... Mudlark: Quote: “Picosalax did its job! and easy on me! It's a keeper!” I going to remember this if/when there’s a “next” time! Quote: “Colonoscopy revealed no additional trouble in the rest of the plumbing..” That’s Great news! :wave: (4 replies)
... Picosalax did its job! and easy on me! It's a keeper! Colonoscopy revealed no additional trouble in the rest of the plumbing, but he is concerned about a lymph node, which is resulting in be referred to Hamilton (Ontario) for investigation or consultation re radiation/chemo. So still to go - chest xray done, CAT scan TBA Hamilton TBA Thanks to all for their posts... (4 replies)
... ty lalee for the good wishes, you've been through a lot and still have kindness for others. This site proved that to me too. Here's to results for you that are on the better side of good. Brits are not the only ones who miss their tea! But I must admit, the Brits were the first and we kids grew up drinking tea tea tea tea tea for everything from scaped knees, broken... (9 replies)
... ed Picosalax for the prep, but I am the second if not the first he will be dealing with with this as a prep. ... (9 replies)

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