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Purelax

Package insert / prescribing information
Generic name: polyethylene glycol 3350
Dosage form: powder, for solution
Drug class: Laxatives

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 1, 2021.

Active ingredient (in each dose)

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

Purpose

Osmotic Laxative

Use

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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

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 correct dose (17 g)
stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
ensure that powder is fully dissolved before drinking
do no drink if there are any clump
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 seal under cap is missing, open or broken

Inactive ingredients

none

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Compare to the active ingredient in MiraLAX®

Purelax®

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Powder for solution, Osmotic laxative

UNFLAVORED POWDER – GRIT FREE

• Relieves occasional constipation/ irregularity

• Softens stool

NET WT 4.1 OZ (119 g)

7 Once-daily Doses

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:59779-306-01 119 g in 1 BOTTLE
2 NDC:59779-306-02 238 g in 1 BOTTLE
3 NDC:59779-306-03 510 g in 1 BOTTLE
4 NDC:59779-306-04 850 g in 1 BOTTLE
5 NDC:59779-306-53 12 POUCH in 1 CARTON
5 17 g in 1 POUCH
6 NDC:59779-306-18 153 g in 1 BOTTLE
7 NDC:59779-306-17 289 g in 1 BOTTLE
8 NDC:59779-306-19 595 g in 1 BOTTLE
9 NDC:59779-306-52 10 POUCH in 1 CARTON
9 17 g in 1 POUCH
10 NDC:59779-306-60 20 POUCH in 1 CARTON
10 17 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA090685 10/07/2009
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
CVS Pharmacy

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