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OsmoPrep Lawsuits Filed Over Kidney Damage From Colonoscopy Drug

Four users of OsmoPrep, a prescription drug used to clear out the bowels before colonoscopy examinations, have filed acute phosphate nephropathy lawsuits against Salix Pharmaceuticals. The complaints come approximately one year after the FDA added a black box warning about the risk of kidney damage from side effects of the oral sodium phosphate drug.…

Colonoscopy Prep Warning: Oral Sodium Phosphate Risk of Kidney Injury

  • Written by: AboutLawsuits

The FDA has asked that a black box warning about a possible risk of acute kidney injury will be added to Visicol and OsmoPrep, two oral sodium phosphate products used for bowel cleansing during colonoscopy prep. In addition, the agency indicates that over-the-counter oral laxative sodium phosphate products, such as Fleet Phospho-soda, should not be used for bowel cleansing due to the kidney risks.…