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Were you looking for more information about HalfLytely and Bisacodyl? Halflitely is a common misspelling of HalfLytely.
HalfLytely® and Bisacodyl (polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl) is a type of laxative available by prescription only. It is approved for use prior to having a colonoscopy and works to empty the bowels by causing frequent, watery bowel movements.
The HalfLytely and Bisacodyl kit comes with one bisacodyl tablet and a jug of HalfLytely powder (to be dissolved in water before use). Normally, the bisacodyl tablet is taken first, and the HalfLytely solution is started after the first bowel movement, or six hours later (whichever comes first).
(Click HalfLytely and Bisacodyl for more information about how it works, what side effects to look out for during treatment, and when and how to take the laxative. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)