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Colyte Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take colyte?

You should avoid colyte if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, to polyethylene glycol, or to any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have an ileus (when the intestines stop moving food forward) or an intestinal blockage (obstruction).
 
  • Have a stomach condition called gastric retention.
 
  • Have a hole in the bowel (bowel perforation).
 
  • Have toxic colitis (a condition in which there is damage to the intestinal wall) or toxic megacolon (extreme swelling of the intestines).
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which colyte should not be used, as well as several safety issues people should be aware of before starting treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific concerns that may apply to you.
 

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