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HealthyLax 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 HealthyLax.

For the Consumer

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


You should not use this medicine if you have a bowel obstruction or intestinal blockage. If you have any of these conditions, you could have dangerous or life-threatening side effects from polyethylene glycol 3350.

Do not use polyethylene glycol 3350 more than once per day. Call your doctor if you are still constipated or irregular after using this medication for 7 days in a row.

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:

Common side effects may include:

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


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


Frequency not reported: Allergic reaction[Ref]

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Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.