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Is golytely (polyethylene glycol) used for any medical purpose except colonoscopy prep?
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Occasionally
Once in a while I use go lytely or similar bowel prep acutely in a severely constipated or patient with a fecal impaction.

In brief: Occasionally
Once in a while I use go lytely or similar bowel prep acutely in a severely constipated or patient with a fecal impaction.
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Dr. Olaf Johansen
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: 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 as mirilax or glycolax.

In brief: 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 as mirilax or glycolax.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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