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MoviPrep Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved August 2nd, 2006)
  • Brand name: MoviPrep
  • Generic name: polyethylene glycol 3350 with electrolytes
  • Dosage form: for Oral Solution
  • Company: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
  • Treatment for: Bowel Preparation

MoviPrep is a two-liter liquid PEG bowel cleansing agent indicated for cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy in adults 18 years of age or older.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for MoviPrep

Aug  2, 2006Approval MoviPrep Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. - Treatment for Bowel Cleansing prior to Colonoscopy
Apr 11, 2006MoviPrep Issued Approvable Letter by FDA; Potential New Two-Liter Liquid Bowel Cleansing Prep for Colonoscopy

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