An easy-to-administer, palatable, highly effective bowel evacuant for cleansing the colon prior to x-ray, endoscopic examination or surgery. Permits excellent visualization without residual oil droplets. X-PREP Liquid is fully prepared in a single dose container--all the patient has to do is drink the contents of one small bottle (2 1 / 2 fl. oz.). Good patient cooperation is ensured because of highly pleasant taste. Predictable effectiveness helps reduce or eliminate the need for enemas prior to radiography.

Each bottle contains 130 mg sennosides. Active Ingredient: Extract of Senna Concentrate. Inactive Ingredients: Methylparaben, Potassium sorbate, Propylparaben, Sucrose, Water, Natural and Artificial Flavors, and other ingredients.


Acute surgical abdomen.

Do not use this product unless directed by a physician. Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting is present, unless directed by a physician. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Keep out of children's reach.


In diabetic patients, the physician should be aware of the sugar content of X-PREP Liquid (50 grams per 2 1 / 2 fl. oz. dose).


Recommended Dosage (or as directed by physician):

Adults and children 12 years of age and older:  Take one bottle between 2 and 4 p.m. on day prior to x-ray or other diagnostic procedures. Drink entire contents. For children under 12 years of age, consult a doctor. A strong bowel action can be expected approximately 6 hours after drinking. After X-PREP Liquid is taken, diet should be confined to clear fluids.


2 1 / 2 fl. oz. bottles, each providing a single, complete adult dose.

Also Available --Two X-PREP® Bowel Evacuant Kits.

Kit #1 contains: Two SENOKOT-S® Tablets (standardized senna concentrate and docusate sodium), one bottle of X-PREP Liquid 2 1 / 2 fl. oz., and one RECTOLAX® Suppository (bisacodyl 10 mg), plus easy-to-follow patient instructions for hydration, clear liquid diet, and the correct time sequence for administering the above laxatives.

Kit #2 contains: One dose CITRALAX® Granules 1.06 oz. (effervescent citrate/sulfate of magnesia), one bottle of X-PREP Liquid 2 1 / 2 fl. oz., and one RECTOLAX Suppository (bisacodyl 10 mg), plus easy-to-follow patient instructions.

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