What Are The Uses Of Polyethylene glycol electrolyte?
Polyethylene glycol electrolyte increases the amount of water in intestinal tract in order to stimulate bowel movements. It also contains sodium, potassium, and other minerals which replace the electrolytes that are passed from the body in the stool.
Do not take Polyethylene glycol electrolyte within one hour of eating food.
What Are The Side Effects Of Polyethylene glycol electrolyte?
Some of the common side-effects may be:
- Mild stomach cramps, gas, or bloating, feeling of fullness
- Rectal pain or irritation
- Hunger, thirst, mild nausea
- Dizziness, chills.
What Are The Contraindications Of Polyethylene glycol electrolyte?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Abnormal blood electrolyte levels (e.g., sodium, potassium, magnesium).
- Severe ulcers
- Trouble in swelling
- Swelling of colon
- Intestinal problems
- Kidney problems