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Purelax Side Effects

Generic name: polyethylene glycol 3350

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 22, 2022.

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 Purelax.

For the Consumer

Applies to polyethylene glycol 3350: oral packet, oral powder for solution

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, polyethylene glycol 3350 (the active ingredient contained in Purelax) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking polyethylene glycol 3350:

Incidence not known

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]

Frequently asked questions

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References

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

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.