Generic name: SODIUM PHOSPHATE, MONOBASIC, MONOHYDRATE 1.102g, SODIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC ANHYDROUS 0.398g
Dosage form: tablet
Drug class: Laxatives
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 29, 2021.
The recommended dose of Visicol Tablets for colon cleansing for adult patients is 40 tablets (60 grams of sodium phosphate) taken orally with a total of 3.6 quarts of clear liquids in the following manner:
The evening before the colonoscopy procedure: Take 3 Visicol Tablets (the last dose will be 2 Visicol Tablets) with 8 ounces of clear liquids every 15 minutes for a total of 20 tablets.
On the day of the colonoscopy procedure: Starting 3-5 hours before the procedure, take 3 Visicol Tablets (the last dose will be 2 Visicol Tablets) with 8 ounces of clear liquids every 15 minutes for a total of 20 tablets.
It is recommended that patients receiving Visicol be advised to adequately hydrate before, during, and after the use of Visicol.
Patients should not use Visicol within seven days of previous administration. No additional enema or laxative is required, and patients should be advised NOT to take additional agents, particularly those containing sodium phosphate.
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