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

Kidney problems, electrolyte imbalances, and other problems may occur if sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid is combined with certain drugs. Interactions may occur with products such as tricyclic antidepressants, NSAIDs, and corticosteroids, just to name a few. Your healthcare provider may recommend using a different bowel-prep product or closely monitor you if you use this solution with certain medications.

An Overview of Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Anhydrous Citric Acid Interactions

Sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid (Prepopik®) is a prescription medication licensed to empty the bowel before a colonoscopy. It can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid include:
 
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:
 
 
 
 
 
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 

 

 
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Anhydrous Citric Acid Information

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