It is used to clean out the GI (gastrointestinal) tract
Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution cleanses the bowel
Do not eat solid food 2 to 4 hours before starting this drug. Chill the solution to make it taste better. Do not add flavorings. Works best if you drink each part fast. Colyte®; GaviLyte?-C; GaviLyte?-G; GaviLyte?-N; GoLYTELY®; NuLytely®; Trilyte?: Drink 1 glass every 10 minutes until all of the liquid is gone or your rectal fluid is clear. MoviPrep®: You may have clear liquids or plain yogurt for dinner. Finish 1 hour before starting this drug. Mix pouch A and pouch B in container that comes with it. Add warm water and mix solution. Repeat for a second dose. Finish drug and clear liquids 1 hour before the exam.
Anal irritation. Belly pain. Bloating. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Feeling tired or weak.
Call your doctor to find out what to do.
If you have an allergy to polyethylene glycol or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a slow-moving bowel tract or a block in the GI (gastrointestinal) tract.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. If you are not able to drink the solution. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad belly pain. Very bad headache. Not able to pass urine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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