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(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:


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