Compare Moviprep vs. Suprep

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Cleans your colon in preparation for a colonoscopy.

Cleans your colon and requires less volume intake than other bowel prep regimens.

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Upsides
  • In studies, Moviprep (polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution) was as effective as other laxatives for cleansing the colon.
  • Unlike other colonoscopy preps that taste salty, Moviprep (polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution) is lemon flavored.
  • You drink less fluid with Moviprep (polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution) compared with other bowel preparations.
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Downsides
  • You may experience common side effects such as abdominal bloating, diarrhea, thirst, dizziness, anal discomfort, and hunger.
  • Has a higher chance of causing sleep problems and serious chills than other colonscopy preparations.
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Used for
  • Preparation for colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy - Preparation of bowel for procedure
Dosage forms
  • Powder for reconstitution
  • Liquid
Price
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Side effects
12possible side effects
  • Abdominal bloating
    60%
  • Anal discomfort
    52%
  • Thirst
    47%
  • Nausea
    47%
  • Abdominal pain
    40%
  • Sleep problems
    35%
  • Shaking chills
    34%
  • Hunger
    30%
  • Flu-like symptoms
    27%
  • Vomiting
    7%
  • Dizziness
    7%
  • Headache
    2%
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The Suprep Bowel Prep (Sodium Sulfate / Potassium Sulfate / Magnesium Sulfate) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Choking or vomiting
    • Swallowing prblems
    • Gastric reflux
  • Red blood cell problems
    • G6PD deficiency
  • Abnormal heartbeats
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