What If I Take an Overdose?As with any medication, it is possible to take too much colyte. An overdose with this medication is not likely to be dangerous; however, it is important to seek immediate medical attention if you have taken too much.
(Click Colyte Overdose for more information.)
colyte should be stored in its original container, at room temperature, prior to mixing. After mixing, it should be stored in the refrigerator. Any unused amount should be discarded 48 hours after mixing. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
If you forget to take a dose of colyte, take it as soon as you remember and continue with your dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at the same time. If you forget to use colyte before your procedure, tell your healthcare provider. Your procedure may need to be rescheduled.
This medication comes in one form and strength -- as colyte with flavor packets. colyte contains the following:
- 240 grams of polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG-3350)
- 5.84 grams of sodium chloride
- 2.98 grams of potassium chloride
- 6.72 grams of sodium bicarbonate
- 22.72 grams of sodium sulfate.
colyte also comes with orange, citrus-berry, lemon-lime, cherry, and pineapple flavor packs.
This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Colyte).