Ready-to-drink bowel prep effective in patients with mild, moderate renal impairment

A ready-to-drink solution of sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide and citric acid had similar efficacy as a bowel preparation among patients with normal and impaired renal function, according to research from Digestive Disease Week.Gautam Mankaney, MD, from the department of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Cleveland Clinic, said in a recorded audio presentation that bowel preparation can result in fluid shifts and electrolyte imbalances, which leads to poor adaptability among patients with chronic kidney disease.“Both oral sodium phosphate and polyethylene glycol have beenRead More

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