Colon cleansing compositions

  • US 7,658,914 B2
  • Filed: 12/08/2006
  • Issued: 02/09/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/25/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A kit comprising:

  • (a) a first container containing a first dry composition, said first dry composition comprising;

    (i) 90 g to 125 g of polyethylene glycol (“

    PEG”

    );

    (ii) 5 g to 10 g of an alkali metal sulfate, an alkaline earth metal sulfate or a mixture thereof;

    (iii) 2 g to 4 g of sodium chloride; and

    (iv) 0.5 g to 1.3 g of potassium chloride; and

    (b) a second container containing a second dry composition comprising 5 g to 15 g of an ascorbate component, said ascorbate component comprising ascorbic acid and a salt thereof in an ascorbic acid;

    salt weight ratio in the range of 2;

    8 to 8;

    2,wherein the calculated total number of moles of individual dissolved species in a solution made with the contents of the first and second containers made up to one liter with water is within the range of 300 to 700 mmol.

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