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What happens next when Golytely doesn't work?

Posted 29 Aug 2016 by emfay13 3 answers

I have chronic constipation from opioids. I don't have ins and last week ended up in the er for extreme pain. I should probably add that I have a rectal prolapse. My Dr had told me to go in if that happened, btw. I hated going to the ER for constipation, but you can literally feel the hard ...

GoLYTELY - What color should stool be when colon is clean?

Posted 15 Jan 2015 by CHOW7648 1 answer

Should stool be yellow clear or water color

GoLYTELY - Anyone ever have increase blood pressure after taking this?

Posted 27 Jul 2011 by CamilleToews 3 answers

After taking GoLYTEly before a colonoscopy, my blood pressure shot up all of a sudden (never had a problem with this before). My doctor couldn't explain why all of a sudden my blood pressure went up, when the only change in my routine was taking this.

Constipation keeps coming back?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 by HDJL20 1 answer

Since about May of this year, I have had pretty much constant constipation, in the fact that I have had 8 goLytely colon clean outs, many enema's, and one colonoscopy in late July. I am currently taking miralax everyday 2-3 times a day prescribed by my GI, as well as a constipated med called ...

Can you eat Jello while drinking the GoLYTELY?

Posted 9 Oct 2009 by J_IZZY 1 answer

What is the usual time frame to take the Golytely kit before your appointment?

Posted 22 May 2010 by DonPfromFinly 1 answer

I have a appointment at the VA but was not sent the instructions. The appointment is for 0900 on monday morning.

GoLYTELY - Has anyone consumed any alcohol or "enjoy" a glass of wine while drinking this stuff?

Posted 1 Feb 2016 by InfoSeekr 0 answers

Curious for any experiences. Thank you.

How long after GoLytely until bowels return to normal?

Posted 19 Sep 2015 by purpleirislady 0 answers

I took golytely for prep before hernia surgery. The CO2 gas from the laporoscopic surgery is causing a lot of pain now, but there has been no bowel movement either. It is 2 days after surgery, and I'm drinking a lot of tea (black, green, white, herbal) to get things started again, with little ...

The instructrions on Golytely say to start at 6:00pm and drink 1/2 the day before and the other...

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by Jack Spratte 0 answers

... 1/2 the day of colonscospy, 6 hours before but should end 4 hours before arrival. My rrival time is 6:00 A.M., Do I need to drink it all at once or do I need the break? Should I start drinking it earlier and finish it the night before?

GoLYTELY - Is it normal to do one day prep before colostomy reversal surgery

Posted 19 Feb 2017 by Adrian232 0 answers

Just wondering if anyone has any advise. Having my colostomy reversal surgery tues morning was given instructions to drink gallon of golytly by noon. And take 12 antibiotic pills throughout the day and drink clear liquids and nothing after midnight my concern is is one day prep enough ???

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