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Brand name: Glycoprep-C Kit TM

Active ingredients: magnesium carbonate + citric acid , bisacodyl

What it is used for

Glycoprep-C Kit is indicated for bowel cleansing in conjunction with intravenous pyelograms (IVP), abdominal x-ray examinations, surgery and colonoscopy.

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet, enteric coated

Yellow round tablet (enteric coated)

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

Part 2: Solution, powder for

White powder

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

Part 3: Solution, powder for

Off-white colour

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient bisacodyl

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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