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HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets

HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets

HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets)?

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 (HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking bisacodyl and PEG-3350 (HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets)?

Avoid drinking large amounts of water while you are using this medicine. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. Drinking too much liquid can be unsafe while you are using bisacodyl and PEG-3350.

Avoid taking antacids within 1 hour before you take the bisacodyl tablets.

Avoid taking other medications, vitamins, or mineral supplements within 1 hour before drinking the PEG-3350 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 bisacodyl and PEG-3350 unless your doctor has told you to.

What other drugs will affect bisacodyl and PEG-3350 (HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets)?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are also taking a diuretic (water pill), or any heart or blood pressure medication.

There may be other drugs that can interact with bisacodyl and PEG-3350.. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about bisacodyl and PEG-3350.


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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