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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • A hole in the bowel (bowel perforation)
  • Intestinal blockage (obstruction)
  • Nausea, vomiting, abdominal (stomach) pain, and abdominal swelling (distention), which may be signs of a bowel obstruction
  • Gastric retention (a condition in which there is a delayed emptying of stomach contents into the intestines)
  • Intestinal inflammation, or a history of ulcerative colitis, toxic colitis, toxic megacolon, ileus, or other chronic bowel disease
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click GoLYTELY Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

As with any medication, it is possible to take too much GoLYTELY. An overdose with this medication is not likely to be particularly dangerous; nonetheless, it is important to seek immediate medical attention if you have overdosed on it.
 
(Click GoLYTELY Overdose for more information.)
 

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