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Constipation And Bowel Cleansers

Clenpiq Approved for Pediatric Use in Colonoscopy Prep

The prescribing information for Clenpiq (sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, and anhydrous citric acid; Ferring) has been updated to include use in pediatric patients ≥9 years old for cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy. Previously, the treatment had only been approved for adult use. Clenpiq is a combination of sodium picosulfate, a stimulant…

New Bowel Prep Option for Colonoscopy Gets FDA Approval

The approval of Plenvu was based on multiple clinical trials including the NOCT study which compared Plenvu to the trisulfate bowel cleansing solution Suprep (sodium sulfate, potassium sulfate, magnesium sulfate oral solution; Braintree Laboratories) using a 2-day evening/morning split-dosing regimen.