peg/electrolyte - oral, Colyte, Golytely, Nulytely (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking electrolyte with PEG, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: certain stomach/intestinal problems (such as toxic colitis, obstruction).Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: severe ulcers/swelling of the colon (ulcerative colitis), trouble swallowing (such as poor gag reflex, aspiration), history of vomiting easily/often.Special caution should be taken if this medication is given to an unconscious or partly conscious person.Caution is advised when using this drug in children because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially dehydration. Room temperature solution is better for infants. Children younger than 2 years may be more likely to develop low blood sugar from not eating. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice symptoms of low blood sugar in your child, such as shakiness, unusual sleepiness, abnormal/prolonged crying.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: See also How to Use section.Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.Keep a list of all the products you use. Share the list with your doctor and pharmacist to reduce your risk for serious medication problems.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
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