July 23, 2016
Recommended Topic Related To:


"Fecal microbiota can successfully treat Clostridium difficile infections after being frozen and thawed, a new study shows.

The finding may lead to ways of overcoming logistical challenges presented by the use of fresh fecal mic"...



(polyethylene glycol 3350 and electrolytes) Oral Solution


For oral solution: Each 1 gallon GoLYTELY packet contains a white powder for reconstitution. GoLYTELY is a combination of polyethylene glycol 3350, an osmotic laxative, and electrolytes (sodium sulfate, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) for oral solution.

Each 1 gallon packet contains: polyethylene glycol 3350 227.1g, sodium sulfate (anhydrous) 21.5 g, sodium bicarbonate 6.36 g, sodium chloride 5.53 g, potassium chloride 2.82 g. The solution is clear and colorless when reconstituted to a final volume of 1 gallon with water.

Polyethylene Glycol 3350, NF

Polyethylene Glycol Structural Formula Illustration

Sodium Sulfate, USP The chemical name is Na2SO4. The average Molecular Weight is 142.04. The structural formula is:

Sodium Sulfate Structural Formula Illustration

Sodium Bicarbonate, USP The chemical name is NaHCO3. The average Molecular Weight is 84.01. The structural formula is:

Sodium Bicarbonate Structural Formula Illustration

Sodium Chloride, USP The chemical name is NaCl. The average Molecular Weight: 58.44. The structural formula is:


Potassium Chloride, USP The chemical name is KCl. The average Molecular Weight: 74.55. The structural formula is:


Last reviewed on RxList: 10/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

GI Disorders

Get the latest treatment options.