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Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Powder For Oral Solution (POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (PEG) 3350 - ORAL)

For bowel movement.

Brand Name(s): ClearLax, Gavilax, GentleLax, HealthyLax, Miralax, PureLax

Generic Name: Polyethylene Glycol 3350

Instructions

Mix the medicine with 4-8 oz. (120-240 mL) of water or juice, then drink.

Drink the medicine immediately after mixing.

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Keep this medicine at room temperature. Protect from moisture and high humidity.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

Frequent or long term use of laxatives can cause your bowels to depend on them. Do not use laxatives for more than one week unless directed by your doctor.

To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

It is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor before breastfeeding.

During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • bloating
  • diarrhea
  • excess gas
  • nausea
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • severe or persistent abdominal pain
  • severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
  • stomach pain
  • blood in stool

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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