Polyethylene Glycol

Category: Laxative

Polyethylene Glycol Overview

Polyethylene glycol (PEG; /pliθlin lakl, -kl/) is a polyether compound derived from petroleum with many applications, from industrial manufacturing to medicine. PEG is also known as polyethylene oxide (PEO) or polyoxyethylene (POE), depending on its molecular weight. The structure of PEG is commonly expressed as H−(O−CH2−CH2)n−OH.[3] Contents 1 Uses 1.1 Medical uses 1.2 Chemical uses 1.3 Biological uses 1.4 Commercial uses 1.5 Industrial uses 1....

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HYDROCO APAP 10 325inactive ingredients used

Does the drug have polyethylene glycol or poly propylene glycol in it? ## Hello, Popeye! How are you? What are the markings on the tablet in question? There are several on the market, so I can't check with inactive ingredients for you, without knowing more details. I don't think these are in any, but I'd like to be sure.

go lightly side effects

i took about 32 ounces of this stuff to clean me out BUT had to stop cause my st0mach was killing me. ## Go Lytely contains: polyethylene glycol, potassium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, sodium chloride, and sodium sulfate And is used to clean out the bowels, usually before medical testing. And yes, anything that works basically as a laxative can cause those types of side effects and you may also experience: bloating, vomiting or nausea. Have you contacted your doctor about this? ## I drank one glass of golightly and in 15 minutes, I became severely short of breath, started shaking, and my head was swimming. I then looked up the side effects and they were there. I took one sip several hours later and instantlay experienced the same reaction. Be aware!


I've taken 3 - 17 oz doses of PEG since yesterday. Now I just feel disoriented, nauseaus and light headed. Yet nothing in the elimination category. I'm currently taking 300mg/day of Dilantin for seizures. Can any one tell me how long it takes for MiraLax to kick in? ## Great News! I'm now off Dilantin and the G.I. doctor put me on Lactulose coconut/banana liquid 2 teaspoons per day. I'm no longer constipated, at least no where near as bad as before. Terrific stuff, just don't take too much of it. test the dosage to see how you're doing. Kaiser now has me on Keppra 4000 mg/ day. which is stopping the seizures with no serious side effects. D C 63 ## Very glad that you found a solution. Constipation on certain medications can be a very serious problem for some peopl...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Polyethylene Glycol
  • For Solution: 17gm/packet, 17gm/scoopful
  • Powder: 17g
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 17g
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Polyethylene Glycol: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 63940-762 Polyethylene Glycol 17 g/17g Oral Powder, for Solution by Harmon Stores, Inc
  • 68001-505 Polyethylene Glycol 17 g/17g Oral Powder, for Suspension by Bluepoint Laboratories

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