polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax, GoLytely) (cont.)

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies of polyethylene glycol to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether polyethylene glycol enters the breast milk.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of polyethylene glycol are diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, and flatulence. Patients with have kidney disease should consult with their doctor before using this product.

REFERENCE: NIH.gov. POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (3350)- polyethylene glycol 3500 powder, for solution.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/2/2014


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