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User Reviews for Polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes

Also known as: Clenz-Lyte, Co-Lav, Colonic Lavage Solution, Colyte, GaviLyte-C, GaviLyte-G, GaviLyte-H, GaviLyte-N, Go-Evac, GoLYTELY, MoviPrep, NuLYTELY, PEG-3350 with Electolytes, Suclear, TriLyte

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "Drank the first liter of stuff , tasted like alka seltzler, waited 2 hours and it started, the cleansing begun . Sat on toilet for 10 minutes for first round ,scared to rise up because I'll be coming back , going start second liter , tasted worse , minor bloat and cramp. Done with second liter , slow flushing system , don't know how many More trips to loo, hope all goes well tomorrow."

   
8.0

Colon cleanser (taken for less than 1 month) March 19, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "Currently drinking moviprep. 1st litre just finished!!! Taste not great but it isn't that bad. I drank flavoured water inbetween drinks to take away the taste"

   
6.0

Jenno75 March 17, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "18, from the UK so get this lovely stuff for free. First smelt it and I was pleasantly surprised at the fragrance. I thought this won't be so bad! Made up my first litre of Moviprep in good spirit, and took the first sip; it was absolutely awful. The best way to describe it I think is if you fully dissolved salt into water and then tried to put as much sweetener in it as possible as if the salt would be masked! Along with that artificial lemon taste you get from things like Soothers for sore throats I was gagging every mouthful or sip. The only reason I gave this 3/10 is because after about 2 hours of starting the first litre I was able to flush my intestines out with a powerful gush."

   
3.0

colonoscopyman101 (taken for less than 1 month) March 17, 2017

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For Bowel Preparation: "I was very nervous about drinking this stuff. I put it off as long as I could. The Dr. told me to start drinking 8 oz glasses every 20 minutes and drink half the gallon. Then the other half in the middle of the night. I did not add any flavoring, no straw, no mints. There was no smell, that helped a lot. I took my first sip and knew I could do it. Everyone's description is spot on. Salty, cheap, kind of thick, blah, its an uncomfortable feeling for sure. I just knew if I took a sip every 30 seconds and try to keep each glass the same routine as the first I would get through it. So far 1 hour and no urges although the burps are not so much fun. I am following the Dr. orders exactly because I don't want to have to do this a 2nd time"

   
5.0

Fitz is it March 16, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "This is the second time I have had to take moviprep since October. After really struggling with the taste first time round to the point it made me sick. The nurse recommended putting lime cordial in each glass. She also recommended making the prep with flavoured water (not red berries) I made it up with lemon and lime flavoured water then chilled it for a few hours. In each glass I have added the lime cordial and ice. I have used a jumbo straw and had water in a glass just in case. I can honestly say the lime is brilliant. Although there is still a slightly salty taste it is no where near as bad as previously. I have managed the first litre and actually feel I can cope with the next one. I hope this helps."

   
7.0

Zogel (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 14, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "This stuff tastes fine. it's just like salty lemonade and I could drink it all day. It works well but I had colonoscopy years ago and took Fleet and it worked much faster. It's also about 100% more expensive than Fleet. It works fine and I have no complaints but I would not purchase it again as I find the price silly (far too much packaging too)."

WillT73 March 14, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "Started drinking this moviprep at 11pm it's the most disgusting thing I have drank every time I took a sip I felt like throwing up but had no choice taking it so took it in big gulps finished the first litre with in 1.5 hours after 45 mins all hell broke loose went toilet about 10 times it was all watery it's worked absolutely fine but tastes awful I wish I don't have to take the second litre."

   
3.0

Aligulmul (taken for less than 1 month) March 12, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I was dreading taking this medication after reading some reviews about the taste etc. Well I can only speak for myself but I found it fine, like slightly salty lemonade. I made it up about 30 mins before taking and chillled it in the fridge. As for effectiveness, well within 30 mins I was making myself comfortable on the throne and am well and truly welded to the spot. At first the movements were preceded by a short gurgle of the bowels then all hell broke loose and what I can only describe as a 'gush' of fluid came out. Initially there were some solids however now just fluid, currently every 10 minutes. I am due to take 2nd litre in the morning and will report back if I have a different experience. Took 1st dose 6pm - drank in 15 mins"

   
10

Matt 1971 U.K. March 7, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I took this medication, MoviPrep, the day before my colonoscopy. I dreaded taking the solution, but it is really not that bad, or it was not for me. The prepared liquid tasted a lot like Alka Seltzer Cold Plus lemon to me. I did not have a hard time with the taste of MoviPrep at all. I felt really bloated after that first bottle, but that subsided quick. I went to the bathroom fast, and I went a lot. In fact, I am still going but the bloat seems to gone away. This is my first colonosopy , and of course I am nervous about it. I think it is good I am going, cause it is very important to be screened."

   
9.0

epiphanyoriginal2 February 28, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I had read lots of horrible reviews and was dreading this prep. However, I followed hospital instructions to the letter. A low residue diet for three days beforehand. Drank Moviprep as instructed starting at 6 pm. By 8 pm I was empty. Very effective. Slight stomach cramps for 20 minutes. In the midst of second dose now. Not a pleasant taste but it works and I get an excuse to eat Jelly Babies! I'm in UK and costs covered by NHS"

   
10

GrannieS February 27, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "This works. Fast. I did take a suggestion and add a packet of flavored drink powder but it was so foul, I'm not sure it made any difference. I struggled with nausea during the first liter, so for the second liter, I poured the swill into a chilled stainless steel measuring cup and slammed it. Gawds bless all of us who have to drink MoviPrep!"

   
10

AZ_Bee February 24, 2017

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GoLYTELY (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "This cleanse was actual living hell. The taste is horrible. I do suggest mixing it with powerade or gatorade and it masks the flavor slightly. You feel so bloated and shaky and it took forever to go to the bathroom. Up all night with the shakes and going to the bathroom. Also, makes you gag, and don't be fooled because the first taste isn't that bad. Avoid this drug at all costs!!"

   
2.0

Belle4528 February 21, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "1900hrs. first dose.( could taste better! but found it easier to get down the colder it was ) 40 mins later blast off. Then every 30mins. or so back on the loo. 12:45am next morning chanced going to bed for a few hrs. Big mistake! ,02.30am rush to loo and afterwards hand wash bed linen - I recommend putting some towel in your bed!! ): Stayed up after that as had to take second dose at 4:00am. All in all I must have visited the loo about 10 or 12 times ( stayed on it from 4:15am to 6:00am ). At hospital 08:00am and had the procedure . Did not want any pain relief as did not want to have to wait until next day to drive ( although they did put needle in back of hand just in case ) but was pretty much pain free. Hope this helps those about to take the plunge (:"

   
9.0

lepu February 20, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I've been dreading this all week. Read every awful review, and every scary web page. I don't do well with gross-tasting stuff and have been scared to death I wouldn't get this stuff down. Just finished the first liter and it was TOTALLY FINE. It's not tasty, but it's not THAT bad. I definitely recommend refrigerating and using a straw and holding your nose. It was NO issue to drink, and I generally have a weak stomach. It works well as well, I think. Have to run to the bathroom every five minutes or so...sort of like peeing out of a different spot (TMI, sorry). So, all in all, so far so good. Was NOT even close to as bad as I feared. At all."

   
9.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) February 15, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I'm currently struggling to drink this disgusting liquid and I'm just ughhh. Its taste like a nasty lemonade with no sugar with each sip that I take I'm gagging and trying not to throw up. I am however feeling a bubbling sensation in my stomach and I've only taken 10 sips"

   
3.0

Jadixx3 February 13, 2017

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GaviLyte-G (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I survived my prep....thank God for the tips I got from the internet or I couldn't have done it. Use a straw, two day prep was easier(less pressure), lemon drops immediately after drinking the glasses of prep took the bad taste away. I just sucked on the lemon drops for a few seconds after each glass. Thank you everyone who posted their advice!"

shaunalev February 9, 2017

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For Bowel Preparation: "First time having a coloniscopy and am grateful to have found this site and read such a variety of experiences. I drank two doses of Gavilyte-G, totaling 4 liters after following a prescribed diet. I drank 2 liters starting at 6:30 p.m. one evening and the next 2 liters the next morning starting around 6:30 a.m. My coloniscopy was set for 12:30 p.m. that second day. For both the evening and morning doses, I drank abiut 8 oz every 10 to 15 minutes. For the first dose, it took three hours before the medicine really started to work, but once it did it was very effective. I went to bed around 12:30 a.m. and slept fine without disruption. The morning dose worked immediately. Skin burned at times, but vaseline helped."

   
7.0

Sds1975 February 7, 2017

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GaviLyte-C (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "It's a lot to drink but you can do it. I used a straw and just chugged it down. I did use the lemon flavoring packet. It really didn't taste too bad. My suggestion is that when you first feel an urge to go.....Go! This stuff works. My doctor had me take 8 oz every 30 minutes, after the first two doses it started work. I spent the rest of the day on or near the toilet. An hour after my last dose, I was done. I did not have any cramping, nausea or vomiting. Overall, not a pleasant experience, but this liquid is not too bad."

   
9.0

KnitterinNJ February 2, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "I found it taste nice and lemonoy but struggled with excessive sweetness. Felt of could be sick but managed to keep it down and working nicely through my system."

   
9.0

Feeling cleaner January 30, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "Bloody awful stuff! Been trying to get it down for 5 hours now and still on the first litre! Tastes like a salty, gloopy lemonade. Still no bowel movements either and my colo's at 8am. Nightmare! "

   
2.0

Si0nainn (taken for less than 1 month) January 26, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "This is the worst thing I have ever tasted in my entire life, I took me ages to drink the first litre, after I felt sick, stomach cramps then 2 hours after drinking the first litre the heavens opened! I tried to drink my second litre but I physically couldn't, I drank 500ml of it and I threw up the whole river nile (after drinking 1l of water inbetween). Worst experience ever! And I'm starving LOL"

   
4.0

Charlotte94 January 21, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "BAD experience. My fourth colonoscopy but the first using Moviprep. Previously all colonoscopies worked using a preparation named Cleanprep. Moviprep just didn't work. I was booked in for a morning procedure and stuck absolutely to the guidelines as there is NO POINT in going for the procedure if you do not have a clear bowel. Started drinking the solution (which was relatively pleasant to drink) at 5 pm evening before my morning procedure and had one bowel movement shortly after first batch then NOTHING more!! just an unpleasant experience for a really negative outcome. Procedure ABANDONED and I'm rebooked. Afternoon procedure now with different timescale for taking Moviprep - I'd rather take the more unpleasant Cleanprep it WORKS!!"

   
1.0

Lidl January 20, 2017

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For Bowel Preparation: "Started at 4:30pm and am through almost 2/3 of the gallon at 8:30pm, doctor's instructions were to drink 1 cup every 20-30 minutes. I have yet gone to the bathroom, hopefully it happens soon. This is my second colonoscopy and the first time I made the mistake of adding my favorite drink (iced tea) to the mixture to make it more palatable. I couldn't drink iced tea again for over 3 years!"

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) January 19, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "There is a worse tasting medication than this one called FLEET. There is no way around the foul taste of moviprep, don't sip it try not to taste between gulps. Wash your mouth out with clean water after each 250m/l glass and chew a peppermint gum to take away the taste."

   
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Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) January 16, 2017

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MoviPrep (polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes) for Bowel Preparation: "Drank my first pint within the first 30 mins and then within the hour I have totally destroyed the toilet. There was a slight rumble in stomach then the gates of heaven opened up. The taste is disgusting and I can't even describe it. Not looking forward to the second dose"

   
10

chezdcfc January 10, 2017

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