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Peg is the basis of a number of laxatives (i.e. Polyethylene glycol 3350, or miralax). Whole bowel irrigation with polyethylene glycol and added electrolytes is used for bowel preparation before surgery or colonoscopy. The preparation is sold under the brand names golytely, gavilyte c, nulytely, glycolax, fortrans, trilyte, among others. ...Read more
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 obstruction from retained stool. The Golytely (polyethylene glycol) absorbs water into the bowel acting as a cleansing agent. Any replacement will suffice, that is by an oral intake free of roughage for several days, clear liquid diet 2-3 days before, the use of Haleys MO and a Fleets enema ...Read more
Can I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) instead of golytely to prepare for my colonoscopy tomorrow?
Can I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) and gatorade to prep for my colonoscopy tomorrow, or do I have to use golytely?
Colonoscopy question I get dehydrated pretty quickly what is the best prep for the job to keep me safe golytely (polyethylene glycol) or other products?
Depends: This depends on the preferences of your colonoscopist. It is unlikely you will get dehydrated with the prep because all of the preps require you to drink twice as much water after the prep bottle. ...Read more
Other options : There are many preps available. Options will vary with the endoscopist. It is best to discuss this with your doctor as he is the one who will advise you on the prep. A common option is a golytlely or CoLyte prep which involves consuming 4 liters of a peg solution. But options with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and 2 liters of fluid are available. There is also a prep with pills. Check with your doctor for options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to take polyethylene glycol to prepare for a colonoscopy. How can I mask this taste better?
Difficult: Try crystal light.Get a more detailed answer ›
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