Purelax

Generic Name: polyethylene glycol 3350
Dosage Form: powder, for solution

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Purelax™ Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each dose) (Pouches Only)

Polyethylene Glycol 3350, 17 g

Active ingredient (in each dose) (Bottle Only)

Polyethylene Glycol 3350, 17 g (cap filled to line)

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Purpose

Laxative

Uses

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol

Do not use

if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
  • irritable bowel syndrome

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking a prescription drug

When using this product

you may have loose, watery, more frequent stools

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or your nausea, bloating, cramping or abdominal pain gets worse. These may be signs of a serious condition.
  • you get diarrhea
  • you need to use a laxative for longer than 1 week

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions (Pouches Only)

  • do not take more than directed unless advised by your doctor
  • adults and children 17 years of age or older:
  • stir and dissolve one packet of powder (17 g) in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
  • use once a day
  • use no more than 7 days
  • children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor

Directions (Bottle Only)

  • do not take more than directed unless advised by your doctor
  • the bottle top is a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line (white section in cap)
  • adults and children 17 years of age and older:
  • fill to top of white section in cap which is marked to indicate the correct dose (17 g)
  • stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
  • use once a day
  • use no more than 7 days
  • children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor

Other information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • tamper-evident: do not use if printed foil pouch is open or broken (Pouches Only)
  • tamper-evident: do not use if printed foil seal under cap is missing, open or broken (Bottle Only)

Inactive ingredients

none

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Original Prescription Strength

Purelax™

Polyethylene Glycol 3350

Powder for Solution, Laxative

Relieves Occasional Constipation

Softens Stool

# Once-Daily Doses {Replace "#" with number of daily doses in the package}

Purelax(tm) Carton

Purelax(tm) Label

Purelax 
polyethylene glycol 3350 powder, for solution
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-306
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 (POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350) POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 17 g  in 17 g
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:59779-306-53 12 POUCH (POUCH) in 1 CARTON
1 NDC:59779-306-00 17 g in 1 POUCH
2 NDC:59779-306-01 119 g in 1 BOTTLE
3 NDC:59779-306-02 238 g in 1 BOTTLE
4 NDC:59779-306-03 510 g in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA090685 10/07/2009
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Revised: 10/2009
 
CVS Pharmacy



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