Medication information

Asepta 280.5mg/5mL oral liquid

This medication is typically used to empty the intestines in preparation for a diagnostic procedure. Its effects can be noticed within a few hours.

Instructions

This medication is typically taken in a single dose. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Generally, it is used only as needed.

Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed. To ensure exact dosage, measure each dose with an accurate measuring device.

This medication may be taken with or without food. It is recommended to drink plenty of water while using this medication.

Side effects

In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:

  • it may cause diarrhea;
  • it may cause nausea and vomiting.

Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

This product may be stored at room temperature. However, most people find it tastes better cold, after being stored in the refrigerator. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.

General notes

It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:

  • if you have a history of any other medical condition, whether you smoke and for women, if you are or want to become pregnant or breastfeeding;
  • if you have allergies to any medications or any other allergies (e.g. to food, latex, etc.);
  • all medications you are taking, prescription and non-prescription, including vitamins and natural products and supplements.