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CoLyte Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution (CoLyte)?
- What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- What is the most important information I should know about polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- How should I take polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Talk to your doctor if you cannot drink all of the medication prescribed for you. Your test or procedure may need to be rescheduled if your bowel is not completely cleansed.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine at one time.
An overdose of this medication is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
Avoid taking other medications, vitamins, or mineral supplements within 1 hour before drinking polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution. Any medications you take just before a bowel cleansing will not be properly absorbed into your body.
Do not use other laxatives while using polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
There may be other drugs that can interact with polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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