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can you mix golytely with ginger ale

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
common problem..: The large volume bowel preps are effective if you drink the whole think over 4 hours or less, which is about one glass every 10 minutes. It will work ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Risk vs benefits: Golytely (polyethylene glycol) is a laxative that is helpful for cleaning out the GI tract prior to surgery. Possible side effects are mallory- weiss ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
GoLYTELY (polyethylene glycol): It is an intestinal cleanser before intestinal procedures such as colonoscopy. It is made of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution & contains potas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Enema: The purpose of the Golytely (polyethylene glycol) is to clean the bowel so that on passing the scope the endocopist can define small lesions with no o ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Taste is subjective: Taste is a personal thing. No one prep taste good to everybody.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask your doc: I think you are asking over what time period you can drink the golytely (polyethylene glycol). There should be some instructions on the bottle, if no ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Some gastroenterologist use it to treat chronic constipation by dosing a glass or two per day. However, it is commercially available over the counter ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is similar to GoLytely except MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) has no electrolytes like sodium, chlorid and potassium. It w ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Follow instructions: I would call your doctor's office and ask directly what they want you to do. It's very important to follow the protocol you've been given. It's awful ... Read More

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