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Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for Bowel Preparation

17 grams dissolved in 4 to 8 ounces of beverage, orally, once a day
Duration of therapy: No more than 7 days

Comments:
-The beverage may be hot, cold, or room temperature.
-Generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days.

Use: Relief of occasional constipation

Usual Adult Dose for Constipation

17 grams dissolved in 4 to 8 ounces of beverage, orally, once a day
Duration of therapy: No more than 7 days

Comments:
-The beverage may be hot, cold, or room temperature.
-Generally produces a bowel movement in 1 to 3 days.

Use: Relief of occasional constipation

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Reconstitution/preparation techniques:
-Use the provided measuring device (usually the bottle cap or a scoop).
-Can be mixed with hot, cold, or room temperature beverages.

Patient advice:
-When using this product, you may have loose, watery, more frequent stools.
-Stop use and contact your doctor if you have rectal bleeding, or your nausea, cramping, or abdominal pain gets worse.
-Contact your doctor if you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week.

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