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Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Difficulty swallowing or frequent vomiting
  • A hole in the bowel (bowel perforation)
  • Intestinal blockage (obstruction)
  • Nausea, vomiting, abdominal (stomach) pain, and abdominal swelling (distention), which may be signs of a bowel obstruction
  • An electrolyte imbalance (such as low blood sodium or potassium)
  • Been on a low-salt diet
  • Gastric retention (a condition in which there is a delayed emptying of stomach contents into the intestines)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, or other bowel problems, such as ulcerative colitis, toxic colitis, toxic megacolon, and ileus
  • A genetic condition called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • Ever had hemolytic anemia
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution Information

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