Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) and Electrolytes (cont.)

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What are examples of PEG and electrolytes available in the United States?

Examples of PEG and electrolytes brand names are:

  • peg/electrolyte (Colyte)
  • peg/electrolyte (Gavilyte-C)
  • peg/electrolyte (Golytely)
  • peg/electrolyte (Nulytely)
  • polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium sulfate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium ascorbate, and ascorbic acid oral solution (Moviprep)
  • peg-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution (Trilyte)

What are the side effects of PEG and electrolytes?

Side effects of PEG and electrolytes are:

What drugs interact with PEG and electrolytes?

Oral medications administered within one hour of the start of PEG and electrolytes may be flushed from the body and may not be absorbed.

What formulations of PEG and electrolytes are available?

PEG and electrolytes are available as oral powder for solution.

  • Colyte, Golytely, and Gavilyte contain polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, and sodium sulfate.
  • Moviprep contains polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium sulfate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid.
  • Nulytely contains polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride.
  • Trilyte contains polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride.
  • Colyte, Nulytely and Trilyte are available with flavor packs.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/19/2014


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