What Are The Uses Of Polyethylene Glycol?
It is used to treat the problem of constipation.
It works by increasing the bowel movements and retaining the water in the stool thus making the stool softer which helps in easy passage from intestine.
What Are The Side Effects Of Polyethylene Glycol?
Generally people using this medication do not have any serious side effects.
Rarely seen side effects are:
- Nausea, Flatulence, stomach pain
Consult your doctor if any of the following rare, but severe side effects occurs:
- Irritable bowel movements
- Stomach Pain
- Persistent diarrhoea
- Bloody stools
- Allergic reactions
What Are The Contraindications Of Polyethylene Glycol?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
- Kidney disease
- Bowel disorder