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COLYTE- peg-3350 and electrolytes powder, for solution


  1. Patient Information
  2. Serious Loss Of Body Fluid (dehydration) And Changes In Blood Salts (electrolytes) In Your Blood. These Changes Can Cause:
  3. Your Risk Of Having Fluid Loss And Changes In Body Salts With Colyte Is Higher If You:
  4. Tell Your Healthcare Provider Right Away If You Have Any Of These Symptoms Of A Loss Of Too Much Body Fluid (dehydration) While Taking Colyte:
  5. Do Not Take Colyte If Your Healthcare Provider Has Told You That You Have:
  6. Before You Take Colyte, Tell Your Healthcare Provider If You:
  7. Especially Tell You Healthcare Provider If You Take:
  8. Colyte Can Cause Serious Side Effects, Including:
  9. Active Ingredients:
  10. Inactive Ingredients: Flavor Packs Ingredients:

Patient Information 

Colyte(co-light) with Flavor Packs
(peg-3350 & electrolytes for oral solution)

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking Colyte. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or your treatment.

Serious Loss Of Body Fluid (dehydration) And Changes In Blood Salts (electrolytes) In Your Blood. These Changes Can Cause: 

abnormal heartbeats that can cause death
seizures.This can happen even if you have never had a seizure.
kidney problems

Your Risk Of Having Fluid Loss And Changes In Body Salts With Colyte Is Higher If You: 

have heart problems
have kidney problems
take water pills (diuretics) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)

Tell Your Healthcare Provider Right Away If You Have Any Of These Symptoms Of A Loss Of Too Much Body Fluid (dehydration) While Taking Colyte: 

vomiting
dizziness
urinating less often than normal
headache

Colyte is a prescription medicine used to clean the colon before a colonoscopy or barium enema X-ray examination. Colyte cleans your colon by causing you to have diarrhea. Cleaning your colon helps your healthcare provider

Do Not Take Colyte If Your Healthcare Provider Has Told You That You Have: 

a blockage in your intestine (bowel obstruction)
an opening in the wall of your stomach or intestine (bowel perforation)
problems with food and fluid emptying from your stomach (gastric retention)
a very dilated intestine (toxic megacolon)
an allergy to any of the ingredients in Colyte.

Before You Take Colyte, Tell Your Healthcare Provider If You: 

have heart problems
have a history of seizures
have kidney problems
have ulcerative colitis
have stomach or bowel problems
have problems with swallowing or gastric reflux
are withdrawing from drinking alcohol
have a low blood salt (sodium) level
have any other medical conditions
are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Colyte will harm your unborn baby.
are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Colyte passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare provider should decide if you will take Colyte while breastfeeding.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Colyte may affect how other medicines work. Medicines taken by mouth may not be absorbed properly when taken within 1 hour before the start of Colyte.

Especially Tell You Healthcare Provider If You Take: 

medicines for blood pressure or heart problems
medicines for kidney problems
medicines for seizures
water pills (diuretics)
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) pain medicines
laxatives

Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

Colyte Can Cause Serious Side Effects, Including: 

Store Colyte at 68 F to 77 F (20 C to 25 C).
Store Colyte that has been mixed with water in the refrigerator.
Use Colyte within 48 hours after mixing with water. Safely throw away any Colyte that you do not use.

Keep Colyte and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of Colyte.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use Colyte for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Colyte to other people, even if they are going to have the same procedure you are. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about Colyte. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Colyte that is written for health professionals.

For more information about Colyte, call 1-866-210-5953.

Active Ingredients: 

polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, sodium sulfate

Inactive Ingredients: Flavor Packs Ingredients: 

Lemon lime flavor pack: hypromellose, natural and artificial lemon lime powder, ProsweetPowder Natural, saccharin sodium, colloidal silicon dioxide

Cherry flavor pack: hypromellose, artificial cherry powder, saccharin sodium, colloidal silicon dioxide



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