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PLENVU offers the support you need for a better bowel prep experience

Preparing for a colonoscopy can be hard. That’s why PLENVU created free patient services that can help you have a better colonoscopy experience. See below for more information on the free support that is available.

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Would you like text message reminders and other helpful tips?

Text PLENVU to 84883 to join the “It’s Go Time” Texting Program*

Text SAVE to 84883 to save on your prescription cost

Need to know more?
Call the toll-free PLENVU hotline at
1-855-MY-PLENVU for multilingual assistance from Sunday, 4 PM, to Friday, 8 PM, EST

PLENVU Savings Program

Download and activate your PLENVU Co-pay Assistance Card today

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To activate your PLENVU Co-pay
Assistance Card, you can either click the “Save Now” button below or call 1-855-202-3208. Then, once your card is activated, bring it with you to the pharmacy when picking up your
PLENVU prescription.

Save now

If you have Medicare Part D, you may be able to save on your PLENVU prescription.

Learn how

Dosing Videos

Watch how to take PLENVU

When taking PLENVU, please follow the dosing instructions demonstrated in the videos below or as advised by your doctor.

See steps for starting and completing PLENVU the same day of your colonoscopy.

See steps for starting PLENVU the evening before your colonoscopy and finishing it the next morning.

Resources

PLENVU Resources

You also have access to additional resources to help ensure you have the best experience possible, including a Co-pay Assistance Card which may help you save on your prescription, PLENVU Dosing Instruction Sheets to help make sure you take PLENVU the right way, and a Dosing Calculator for you to create your PLENVU dosing schedule based on the instructions provided by your doctor.

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Co-pay Assistance Card

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Same-Day Morning-of-Colonoscopy Dosing§ Instruction Sheet

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2-Day Split-Dosing
Instruction Sheet

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Dosing Calculator
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Would you like text message reminders and other helpful tips?
Text PLENVU to 84883 to join the “It’s Go Time” Texting Program*
Text SAVE to 84883 to save on your prescription cost

Need to know more?
Call the toll-free PLENVU hotline at 1-855-MY-PLENVU1-855-MY-PLENVU for multilingual assistance from Sunday, 4 PM, to Friday, 8 PM, EST

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Get answers to Frequently Asked
Questions about PLENVU

FAQs

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INDICATION

PLENVU® (polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium ascorbate, sodium sulfate, ascorbic acid, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride
for oral solution) is a prescription medication used by adults to clean the colon before a colonoscopy.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • Do not take PLENVU if you have a blockage in your intestine (bowel obstruction), an opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine (bowel perforation), problems with food or fluid emptying from your stomach (gastric retention), a problem with food moving too slowly through your intestines (ileus), a very dilated large intestine, or an allergy to any of the ingredients in PLENVU.
  • It is important to drink sufficient clear liquids before, during, and after the use of PLENVU. Be sure to consume additional clear liquids after the first dose and second dose of PLENVU. Stop drinking liquids 2 hours prior to colonoscopy.
  • Before you take PLENVU, talk to your doctor if you:
    • Have problems with serious loss of body fluid (dehydration) and changes in blood salts (electrolytes).
    • Have heart problems or take medication that affects your heart. Your doctor may consider obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG) test if you are at an increased risk for heart rhythm abnormalities.
    • Have a history of seizures or take antiseizure medication.
    • Have kidney problems or take medication that affects kidney function. Your doctor may want to perform blood testing before and after your colonoscopy.
    • Have a history of stomach or bowel problems, such as ulcerative colitis, a bowel blockage, or a suspected opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine.
    • Have problems swallowing, heartburn (gastric reflux), or if you inhale food or fluid into your lungs when eating or drinking (aspirate).
    • Have a condition that destroys red blood cells, called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
    • Are withdrawing from drinking alcohol.
    • Have phenylketonuria (PKU). PLENVU contains aspartame equivalent to 491 mg of phenylalanine per treatment.
    • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
    • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
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*At no cost with an unlimited texting plan; otherwise, message and data rates may apply. Message frequency determined by user. Text HELP to 84883 for help. Text STOP to 84883 to cancel. For terms, visit cs1.me/plenvu
Restrictions apply. Not available to patients enrolled in federal, state, or governmental health care programs, including, but not limited to, Medicare, TRICARE, Veterans Administration, Department of Defense, CHAMPUS, the Puerto Rico Government Health Insurance Plan, or any other federal or state health care program
Terms, conditions and limitations apply. Most eligible patients may pay as little as $60. Visit plenvupartd.copaysavingsprogram.com for the program’s full Eligibility Criteria, Terms and Conditions
§The “One-Day Morning Dosing Regimen” (as it is labeled in the Prescribing Information) is referred to as “Same-Day Morning-of-Colonoscopy Dosing”

INDICATION

PLENVU® (polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium ascorbate, sodium sulfate, ascorbic acid, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride
for oral solution) is a prescription medication used by adults to clean the colon before a colonoscopy.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • Do not take PLENVU if you have a blockage in your intestine (bowel obstruction), an opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine (bowel perforation), problems with food or fluid emptying from your stomach (gastric retention), a problem with food moving too slowly through your intestines (ileus), a very dilated large intestine, or an allergy to any of the ingredients in PLENVU.
  • It is important to drink sufficient clear liquids before, during, and after the use of PLENVU. Be sure to consume additional clear liquids after the first dose and second dose of PLENVU. Stop drinking liquids 2 hours prior to colonoscopy.
  • Before you take PLENVU, talk to your doctor if you:
    • Have problems with serious loss of body fluid (dehydration) and changes in blood salts (electrolytes).
    • Have heart problems or take medication that affects your heart. Your doctor may consider obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG) test if you are at an increased risk for heart rhythm abnormalities.
    • Have a history of seizures or take antiseizure medication.
    • Have kidney problems or take medication that affects kidney function. Your doctor may want to perform blood testing before and after your colonoscopy.
    • Have a history of stomach or bowel problems, such as ulcerative colitis, a bowel blockage, or a suspected opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine.
    • Have problems swallowing, heartburn (gastric reflux), or if you inhale food or fluid into your lungs when eating or drinking (aspirate).
    • Have a condition that destroys red blood cells, called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
    • Are withdrawing from drinking alcohol.
    • Have phenylketonuria (PKU). PLENVU contains aspartame equivalent to 491 mg of phenylalanine per treatment.
    • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
    • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
  • PLENVU may affect how other medications work. Tell your doctor about all other medications (including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements) you take before you take PLENVU. Do not take oral medications within 1 hour before or after starting each dose of PLENVU.
  • Symptoms of serious allergic reactions may include skin rash, itching, raised red patches on your skin (hives), swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and throat, and kidney problems.
  • In clinical studies with PLENVU, the most common side effects in patients taking PLENVU were nausea, vomiting, dehydration, and abdominal pain/
    discomfort.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch
or call
1-800-FDA-10881-800-FDA-1088.

For product information, adverse event reports, and product complaint reports, please contact:

Salix Product Information Call Center
Phone: 1-800-321-4576
Fax: 1-510-595-8183
Email: salixmc@dlss.com

Please click here for full Prescribing Information, including Medication Guide and Instructions for Use.

The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient.

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