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Old 12-08-2007, 02:16 PM   #1
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colonoscopy preps & allergies

I am extremely allergic to citric acid & propylene glycol. The only time I have ever had to take bicarbonate of soda my stomach swelled & I was very sick.
The prep that they chose for me is Halflytly & from what info I find it has at least one of these in it. Citric acid causes my mouth to break out in blisters. I have Interstitial Cystitis & the citric acid also burns my bladder.
Anyone know of any preps that don't contain any of these products? Thanks.

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Old 12-09-2007, 09:38 AM   #2
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Re: colonoscopy preps & allergies

wow, that's unfortunate but good you know what you cannot take. Have you talked with your pharmacist? Maybe he/she can do some homework for you and make some suggestions.

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