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- What is polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
- Is polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
- What are the side effects of polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
- What is the dosage for polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
- Is polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
What is polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
Polyethylene glycol is an osmotic laxative. Polyethylene glycol works by retaining water in the stool, resulting in softer stools and more frequent bowel movements. Polyethylene glycol does not affect glucose and electrolytes in the body.
What is the dosage for polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
Adults and children 17 years of age and older: For constipation stir and dissolve one packet or scoopful of powder (17 grams) in any 4 to 8 ounces of water then drink once a day. Use no more than 7 days.
Safe and effective use of polyethylene glycol is not established for children under 16 years of age.
Which drugs or supplements interact with polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
No drug interactions have been established with polyethylene glycol.
Is polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is not known whether polyethylene glycol enters the breast milk.
What else should I know about polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral?
What preparations of polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral are available?
Powder for solution, supplied in packets and jars: 17 g per scoopful or packet
How should I keep polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral stored?
Store polyethylene glycol packets and jars between temperatures of 20 C and 25 C (68 F and 77 F).
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