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(sodium sulfate, potassium sulfate and magnesium sulfate oral solution; and PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) for Oral Solution
Suclear (sodium sulfate, potassium sulfate and magnesium sulfate; and PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) is an osmotic laxative that includes one 6-oz bottle of oral solution and one 2-L bottle of powder for oral solution.
|Component||Molecular Formula||Molecular Weight|
|Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (PEG-3350)||3350|
The 6-oz bottle of oral solution contains 17.5 g of sodium sulfate, 3.13 g of potassium sulfate, and 1.6 g of magnesium sulfate. Inactive ingredients include sodium benzoate, NF, sucralose, malic acid, FCC, citric acid, USP, flavoring ingredients and purified water, USP. The solution is a clear to slightly hazy liquid. The solution is clear and colorless when diluted to a final volume of 16-oz with water. Each kit also contains a 16-oz mixing container.
The 2-L bottle contains a white powder for oral solution containing 210 g of PEG 3350, NF, 5.6 g of sodium chloride, USP, 2.86 g of sodium bicarbonate, USP and 0.74 g of potassium chloride, USP. Inactive ingredients include 1 g of an optional flavor ingredient. Flavor packs are available in Cherry, Lemon-Lime, Orange and Pineapple. The preparation can be used with or without the addition of a flavor pack. When dissolved in water to a volume of 2 L, the solution is isosmotic, clear and colorless.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/1/2013
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