OsmoPrep Lawsuits on the Rise

Ten lawsuits have been filed against Salix Pharmaceuticals by individuals who suffered kidney damage after taking OsmoPrep in preparation for a colonoscopy.

The lawsuits, some also naming the prescribing gastroenterologist and endoscopy center as defendants, were filed prior to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adding a black box warning for OsmoPrep regarding increased risk of kidney damage in older patients.

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