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HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take HalfLytely and Bisacodyl?

You should not take HalfLytely and Bisacodyl if you:
  • Are allergic to HalfLytely, bisacodyl, polyethylene glycol, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.


  • Have an intestinal blockage (obstruction).


  • Have gastric retention (delayed emptying of the stomach).


  • Have a hole in the stomach or intestines (bowel perforation).


  • Have toxic colitis or toxic megacolon (a very enlarged or dilated intestine).


  • Have an ileus (decreased activity of the intestines causing complete or partial blockage of the intestines).

Final Thoughts

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

HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Medication Information

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