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Were you looking for information about GoLYTELY? Golitely is a common misspelling of GoLYTELY.
GoLYTELY® (polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution) is a prescription laxative used to empty the bowels before certain procedures, such as a barium enema x-ray or a colonoscopy. The medication works by drawing large amounts of water into the colon.
This product comes in the form of a powder that is dissolved in lukewarm water to form a solution. Typically, eight ounces of the mixed solution are taken every 10 minutes until bowel movements are watery and clear (which usually requires at least three liters) or until four liters are consumed.
(For more information, click GoLYTELY. This article offers a more detailed look at this drug and its dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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