Osmotic / Stimulant Laxative Combinations

Osmotic / stimulant laxative combinations are used for colon cleanses and to treat constipation. They work by increasing the amount of water in the intestine and stimulating the bowel for easier stool passing.

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Osmotic / Stimulant Laxative Combinations
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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Osmotic / Stimulant Laxative Combinations

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Prepopik
131
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Sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid (Prepopik) is an expensive drug used to clean out the bowel before a colonoscopy. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Prepopik. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Halflytely And Bisacodyl
56
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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