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There have been no reported cases of overdose with MoviPrep. Purposeful or gross accidental ingestion of more than the recommended dose of MoviPrep might be expected to lead to severe electrolyte disturbances, including hyponatremia and/or hypokalemia, as well as dehydration and hypovolemia, with signs and symptoms of these disturbances. The patient who has taken an overdose should be monitored carefully, and treated symptomatically for complications.
MoviPrep is contraindicated in the following conditions:
- Gastrointestinal (GI) obstruction
- Bowel perforation
- Gastric retention
- Toxic colitis or toxic megacolon
- Hypersensitivity to any components of MoviPrep [see DESCRIPTION]
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/24/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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