Users' questions

How long does it take for Klean-Prep to wear off?

How long does it take for Klean-Prep to wear off?

Complete clearance of the bowel may take 6 hours, so do not worry if you are not clear by the end of the mixture. Drink at least 4 more 250mL glasses of clear fluids before going to bed. More if you want. People respond to laxatives in different ways.

What is the difference between Klean-Prep and Moviprep?

The PEG based bowel preparation currently used for colonoscopy is KLEAN PREP which is a 4 litre preparation. MOVIPREP is manufactured by the same company but is administered as a 2 litres preparation and some patients are unable to tolerate the 4 litres.

Do you have to drink all the Klean-Prep?

Drink 1 tumblerful of Klean-Prep about every 15 minutes until you have drunk it all. You can take your time over this (1 to 1½ hours altogether). 3. Make up and take the next 3 sachets in the same way.

Do I need to take all 4 sachets of Klean Prep?

Always take Klean-Prep exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose is up to 4 sachets taken at a rate of 250ml every 10 to 15 minutes until the total volume is consumed or rectal effluent is clear, or as directed by the physician.

Is clear yellow OK for colonoscopy?

Clear yellow liquid: This means you are ready. If you have not finished your bowel cleansing agent, you should still finish it as instructed. The intestine continues to produce fecal material so rinse out the colon with remaining bowel cleansing agent.

Do I need to take all 4 sachets of Klean-Prep?

What happens if Klean-Prep doesn’t work?

What if the prep doesn’t work? Be sure to tell your physician or the nurse so that an extended prep can be used. Often placing patients on 2 days of clear liquids and doing 2 preparations will result in a clean colon. Otherwise, the colon may not be clean and the examination may need to be repeated.