Prepopik (Sodium picosulfate and magnesium oxide and anhydrous citric acid for oral solution)

October 1, 2012

New molecular entity: FDA approved the combination of sodium picosulfate (a stimulant laxative) and magnesium oxide and anhydrous citric acid (which form magnesium citrate, an osmotic laxative) (Prepopik, Ferring Pharmaceuticals) for cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy in adults.