Prepopik (Citric Acid / Magnesium (Magnesium Oxide) / Sodium Picosulfate)
12g/3.5g/10mg Powder For Solution
Prescription required. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada. Prepopik is also marketed internationally under the name Pico-Salax.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
Citric Acid / Magnesium (Magnesium Oxide) / Sodium Picosulfate Information
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Before taking sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, or anhydrous citric acid, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid powder or solution. Ask your pharmacist or check the Medication Guide for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: alprazolam (Xanax); amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone); amitriptyline; angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) such as benazepril (Lotensin, in Lotrel), captopril , enalapril (Epanid, Vasotec, in Vaseretic), fosinopril, lisinopril (Prinivil, Qbrelis, Zestril, in Zestoretic), moexipril, perindopril (Aceon, in Prestalia), quinapril (Accupril, in Accuretic and Quinaretic), ramipril (Altace), or trandolapril (in Tarka); angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) such as candesartan (Atacand), eprosartan (Teveten), irbesartan (Avapro, in Avalide), losartan (Cozaar, in Hyzaar), olmesartan (Benicar, in Azor and Tribenzor), telmisartan (Micardis, in Micardis HCT and Twynsta), or valsartan (Diovan, in Byvalson, Diovan HCT, Entresto, Exforge, and Exforge HCT); aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, others); desipramine (Norpramin); diazepam (Diastat, Valium); disopyramide (Norpace); diuretics (water pills); dofetilide (Tikosyn); erythromycin (E.E.S., Erythrocin); estazolam; flurazepam; lorazepam (Ativan); medications for seizures; midazolam (Versed); moxifloxacin (Avelox); pimozide (Orap); quinidine (Quinidex, in Nuedexta); sotalol (Betapace, Betapace AF, Sorine); thioridazine; or triazolam (Halcion). Also tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken antibiotics. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects. Many other medications may also interact with sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, even those that do not appear on this list.
- do not take any other laxatives during your treatment with sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid.
- if you take any medications by mouth, take them at least 1 hour before you start taking sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid. If you are taking any of the following medications, take them 2 hours before you start taking sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid or 6 hours after you finish your treatment with this medication: digoxin (Lanoxin); chlorpromazine; fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), delafloxacin (Bexdela), gemifloxacin (Factive), levofloxacin, moxifloxacin (Avelox), and ofloxacin; iron supplements; penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen); and tetracycline.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had a blockage in your stomach or intestine, an opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine, toxic megacolon (life-threatening widening of the intestine), any condition that stops food and fluid from being emptied from the stomach normally, or kidney disease. Your doctor may tell you not to take sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid.
- tell your doctor if you have been drinking large amounts of alcohol or taking medications for anxiety or seizures and are now decreasing your use of these substances. Also tell your doctor if you have recently had a heart attack and if you have or have ever had heart failure, an irregular heartbeat, an enlarged heart, a prolonged QT interval (a rare heart problem that may cause irregular heartbeat, fainting, or sudden death), seizures, a low level of sodium in your blood, inflammatory bowel disease (conditions such as Crohn's disease (a condition in which the body attacks the lining of the digestive tract, causing pain, diarrhea, weight loss, and fever) and ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of the colon [large intestine] and rectum) that cause swelling and irritation in all or part of the intestine), difficulty swallowing, or gastric reflux (condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury to the esophagus).
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
- stomach pain, cramps, or fullness
- vomiting, especially if you can't keep down the fluids that you need for your treatment
- shakiness, sweating, hunger, moodiness, or anxiety, especially in children
- changes in heart rate and blood pressure that may happen up to 7 days after the procedure
- deceased urination
- stool that is bloody or black and tarry
- bleeding from rectum
- irregular heartbeat