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ClearLax Side Effects

Generic Name: polyethylene glycol 3350

Note: This document contains side effect information about polyethylene glycol 3350. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name ClearLax.

For the Consumer

Applies to polyethylene glycol 3350: oral kit, oral powder for reconstitution

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe or bloody diarrhea;

  • rectal bleeding;

  • blood in your stools; or

  • severe and worsening stomach pain.

Common side effects may include:

  • bloating, gas, upset stomach;

  • dizziness; or

  • increased sweating.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to polyethylene glycol 3350: oral kit, oral powder for reconstitution

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Abdominal distension and pain, borborygmi, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, abdominal cramping, perianal inflammation and soreness[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Allergic reaction[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Some side effects of ClearLax may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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