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TriLyte® with flavor packs
(PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution)
When reconstituted with water to a volume of 4 liters, this solution contains PEG-3350 31.3 mmol/L, sodium 65 mmol/L, chloride 53 mmol/L, bicarbonate 17 mmol/L and potassium 5 mmol/L.
This package contains the following ingredients:
Polyethylene Glycol 3350
Sodium Bicarbonate 5.72 g
Sodium Chloride 11.2 g
Potassium Chloride 1.48 g
Store in sealed container at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
TriLyte (peg-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) ® is a white powder for reconstitution containing 420 g polyethylene glycol 3350, 5.72 g sodium bicarbonate, 11.2 g sodium chloride, 1.48 g potassium chloride. Flavor packs, each containing 3.22 g of flavoring ingredients, are attached to the 4 liter bottle. See individual flavor packs for complete listing of ingredients. When dissolved in water to a volume of 4 liters, TriLyte (peg-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) ® with flavor packs (PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution) is an isosmotic solution, for oral administration, having a pleasant mineral water taste. One flavor pack can be added before reconstitution to flavor the solution. TriLyte® with flavor packs (peg-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride) is administered orally or via nasogastric tube as a gastrointestinal lavage.
What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- severe stomach pain or bloating;
- no bowel movement within 2 hours after use; or
- gagging, choking, or vomiting.
If you have any of these side effects, you may need to drink the medication more slowly, or stop using it for a short time.
Less serious side effects may include:
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/24/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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