Prepopik (sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid) is a medication used to cleanse the colon before certain types of medical procedures or exams, such as a colonoscopy. This medication is a form of laxative that influences the frequency of bowel movements. Prepopik (Sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/citric acid solution) is a combination medication used to clean out the digestion system (intestine) before surgery. The drug is mostly used in patients that are about to undergo colonoscopy or an X-ray. Prepopik is a laxative that works by drawing large amounts of water of water into the intestine, and this causes a watery bowel movement or diarrhea. By clearing the food material or the stool inside the colon, it enables the doctor to see and examine the patient better. To get the best out of this drug, it is advisable to avoid taking colored liquids a day before the operation. It is also medically wise to drink as much clear liquids as you can to avoid dehydration. Prepopik is available in the form of liquid and should be administered orally.
Drug Name: Prepopik
Generic name: Sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid