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Were you looking for information about GoLYTELY? Golitly is a common misspelling of GoLYTELY.
 
GoLYTELY® (polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution) is a medication used to prepare the bowels for a colonoscopy or other procedure, emptying the bowels completely so a better, more accurate image can be seen.
 
The laxative is usually taken the night before your procedure (your healthcare provider will tell you when to start taking it). This product is approved for adults only and is available in brand-name and generic form.
 
(Click GoLYTELY for information on how it works, a list of potential side effects to look out for, and important things to tell your healthcare provider before starting the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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