Low-volume bowel prep effective, easy to use, study finds

A low-volume bowel cleanser approved in July for use in the U.S. is as effective as standard colonoscopy preparations, according to researchers at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia. The report, published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, found study participants who used the preparation, which contains sodium picosulfate and magnesium citrate, reacted favorably to the taste and ease of consumption. Read the study. Medscape (free registration)/Reuters (1/29)