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Drug Interactions With Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Anhydrous Citric Acid

SSRIs or SNRIs
If you are taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) medication, you may have a higher risk for potentially serious electrolyte abnormalities due to sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid. Your healthcare provider may suggest a blood test to measure your electrolyte levels before and after your colonoscopy.
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
If you are taking a tricyclic antidepressant, you may have a higher risk for potentially serious electrolyte abnormalities due to sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid. Your healthcare provider may suggest a blood test to measure your electrolyte levels before and after your colonoscopy.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
Also, keep in mind that certain medications should not be taken in the days before, or the morning of, a colonoscopy. Some medications may even need to be stopped a week prior to your procedure. Make sure to ask your healthcare provider about the medications you should continue, and the ones that are best avoided, in the days leading up to your procedure.
 
It is also a good idea to make sure your healthcare provider has a complete list of all your medications. Therefore, you should always tell all your healthcare providers about all the medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and supplements, even if you believe they will not interact with other medications.

Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Anhydrous Citric Acid Information

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