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I read the dosage wrong on the colonoscopy prep. i drank 4 doses in less than 10 mins. will i be alright?

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Dr. Kyle Cologne
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: The prep is an electrolyte or osmotic solution designed to keep fluid within the bowel wall and cause diarrhea. Taking a dose in a short time will not harm you. Be sure to follow directions about drinking liquids, as you may become dehydrated.

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Last updated Aug 18, 2013

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