THE TABLET CHOICE IN BOWEL PREPARATION
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- 52% of all SUTAB and MoviPrep® patients reported at least one selected gastrointestinal adverse reaction2,3‡
- More SUTAB patients reported experiencing nausea and vomiting than competitor, with ≤1% of these reports considered severe2,3‡
Nearly 4 out of 5 patients (78%) in one pivotal trial would request SUTAB again for a future colonoscopy2†
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SUTAB® (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, potassium chloride) tablets for oral use is an osmotic laxative indicated for cleansing of the colon in preparation for colonoscopy in adults.
Use is contraindicated in the following conditions: gastrointestinal obstruction or ileus, bowel perforation, toxic colitis or toxic megacolon, gastric retention, hypersensitivity to any ingredient in SUTAB.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A low residue breakfast may be consumed. After breakfast, only clear liquids may be consumed until after the colonoscopy. Administration of two doses of SUTAB (24 tablets) are required for a complete preparation for colonoscopy. Twelve (12) tablets are equivalent to one dose. Each SUTAB bottle contains a desiccant. Remove and discard the desiccant from both bottles the evening prior to the colonoscopy. Water must be consumed with each dose of SUTAB and additional water must be consumed after each dose. Complete all SUTAB tablets and required water at least 2 hours before colonoscopy.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Risk of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities: Encourage adequate hydration, assess concurrent medications and consider laboratory assessments prior to and after each use; Cardiac arrhythmias: Consider pre-dose and post-colonoscopy ECGs in patients at increased risk; Seizures: Use caution in patients with a history of seizures and patients at increased risk of seizures, including medications that lower the seizure threshold; Patients with renal impairment or taking concomitant medications that affect renal function: Use caution, ensure adequate hydration and consider laboratory testing; Colonic mucosal ulcerations: Consider potential for mucosal ulcerations when interpreting colonoscopy findings in patients with known or suspected inflammatory bowel disease. Suspected GI obstruction or perforation: Rule out the diagnosis before administration. Hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis: Inform patients to seek immediate medical care if symptoms occur. Risk of Gastrointestinal Complications with Ingestion of Desiccant: Postmarketing reports of ingestion of the desiccant along with SUTAB tablets has been reported and may be associated with risk of gastrointestinal complications and/or choking.
Most common gastrointestinal adverse reactions are: nausea, abdominal distension, vomiting, and upper abdominal pain.
Drugs that increase risk of fluid and electrolyte imbalance.
References: 1. IQVIA, National Prescription Audit Report. December 2023. 2.Di Palma JA, Bhandari R, Cleveland M, et al. A safety and efficacy comparison of a new sulfate-based tablet bowel preparation versus a PEG and ascorbate comparator in adult subjects undergoing colonoscopy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021;116(2):319-328. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001020. 3. SUTAB® [package Insert]. Braintree, MA: Braintree Laboratories, Inc. 4. Rex DK, Johnson DA, Anderson JC, Schoenfeld PS, Burke CA, Inadomi JM; American College of Gastroenterology. American College of Gastroenterology guidelines for colorectal cancer screening 2009 (corrected). Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104(3):739-750.