Drugs Details

Drugs Info of GlycoLax, MiraLax
Drugs Details
  • Drugs Type  : Multum
  • Date : 16th Mar 2015 07:43 am
  • Brand Name : GlycoLax, MiraLax
  • Generic Name : polyethylene glycol 3350 (Pronunciation: pol ee ETH il een GLYE kol)
Descriptions

A white powder for reconstitution. MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350, NF) is a synthetic polyglycol having an average molecular weight of 3350. The actual molecular weight is not less than 90.0 percent and not greater than 110.0 percent of the nominal value. The chemical formula is HO(C2H4O)n H in which n represents the average number of oxyethylene groups. Below 55° C it is a free flowing white powder freely soluble in water.

MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is an osmotic agent for the treatment of constipation.

 

What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol 3350 (GlycoLax, MiraLax)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking polyethylene glycol 3350 and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • severe or bloody diarrhea;
  • bleeding from your rectum;
  • blood in your stools; or
  • severe and worsening stomach pain, cramping, or bloating.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • bloating, gas, upset stomach;
  • dizziness;...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of MiraLAX »

What are the precautions when taking polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc (MiraLAX)?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: certain stomach/intestinal problems (bowel obstruction).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: persistent nausea/vomiting/abdominal pain, other stomach/intestinal problems (irritable bowel syndrome), kidney disease.

Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because...

Read All Potential Precautions of MiraLAX »

 

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Indications

For the treatment of occasional constipation (irregularity). This product should be used for 7 days or less or as directed by a physician.

Dosage Administration

The usual dose is 17 grams (about 1 heaping tablespoon) of powder per day (or as directed by physician) in 4 to 8 ounces of water. Each bottle of MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is supplied with a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of laxative powder when filled to the indicated line. One to 3 days (24 to 72 hours) may be required to produce a bowelmovement.

Directions

 

 

  • Do not take more than directed, unless advised by your doctor
  • The bottle top is a measuring cap marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line (white section in cap)
  • Adults and children 17 years of age and older fill to top of white section in cap, which is marked to indicate the correct dose (17g)
    • Stir and dissolve in any 4 to 8 ounces of beverage (cold, hot or room temperature) then drink
    • Use once a day
    • Use no more than 7 days
  • Children 16 years of age or under: ask a doctor

How Supplied

In powdered form, for oral administration after dissolution in water. MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is available in two sizes; a 8.3 oz. container and a 4.1 oz. container of laxative powder.

The cap on each bottle is marked with a measuring line and may be used to measure a single MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) dose of 17 grams (about 1 heaping tablespoon).

STORAGE

Store at 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F)

Tamper-evident:do not use if foil seal under cap is missing, open or broken.

© 2007, Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. 1-800-MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) (1-800-647-2529). *Use as directed.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

 
 

Side Effects

Nausea, abdominal bloating, cramping and flatulence may occur. High doses may produce diarrhea and excessive stool frequency, particularly in elderlynursing home patients. Patients taking other medications containing polyethylene glycol have occasionally developed urticaria suggestive of anallergic reaction.

Read the MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) Side Effects Centerfor a complete guide to possible side effects

Learn More »
 
 
 

Interactions

No specific drug interactions have been demonstrated.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

 

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol

Do not use if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • Nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain
  • A sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
  • Irritable bowel syndrome /li>

Precautions

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug.

When using this product you may have loose, watery, more frequent stools.

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

    • You have rectal bleeding or your nausea, bloating, cramping or abdominal pain gets worse. These may be signs of a serious condition
    • You get diarrhea
    • You need to use a laxative for longer than 1 week

 

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

OverDose

There have been no reports of accidental overdosage. In the event of overdosage diarrhea would be the expected major event. If an overdose of drug occurred without concomitant ingestion of fluid, dehydration due to diarrhea may result. Medication should be terminated and free water administered.

ContrainDications

MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is contraindicated in patients with known or suspected bowel obstruction and patients known to be allergic to polyethylene glycol.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Clinical Pharamacology

Pharmacology: MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is as osmotic agent which causes water to be retained with the stool.

Essentially, complete recovery of MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) was shown in normal subjects without constipation. Attempts at recovery of MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) in constipated patients resulted in incomplete and highly variable recovery. In vitro study showed indirectly that MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) was not fermented into hydrogen or methane by the colonic microflora in human feces. MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) appears to have no effect on the active absorption or secretion of glucose or electrolytes. There is no evidence of tachyphylaxis.

CLINICAL TRIALS

There have been several key clinical studies involving MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) .

Reference 1

Efficacy and Safety of Traditional Medical Therapies for Chronic Constipation: Systematic Review.

Ramkumar D et al. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005;100:936-971.

  • The results of 37 years of clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of laxatives were studied and compared to make guideline recommendations for their use
  • The best evidence found supports the use of polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) ) and tegaserod
  • Considerable evidence also supported the use of psyllium and lactulose

Study 1

New Polyethylene Glycol Laxative for Treatment of Constipation in Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.

Cleveland MV et al. South Med J. 2001;94:478-481.

  • Evaluated the safety and effectiveness of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) in people with constipation
  • 23 patients with constipation were given the normal daily dose (17 grams) of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) or a placebo and were watched for any changes in how often they had bowel movements
  • After 14 days, patients given MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) had significantly (P=.0001) more bowel movements than those on placebo, and they had no serious side effects

Study 2

An Efficacy and Consumer Preference Study of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 for the Treatment of Constipation in Regular Laxative Users.

Data on File.

  • 74 patients with constipation used MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) instead of their usual laxative for up to 2 weeks
  • Number of bowel movements nearly doubled with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) , while there was less complaint of gas and bloating
  • More than two thirds of patients in this study preferred MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) to their usual laxative

Study 3

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Polyethylene Glycol Laxative.

DiPalma JA et al. Am J Gastroenterol. 2000;95:446-450.

  • Evaluated the safety and effectiveness of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) in 151 people with constipation
  • Patients were given either MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) or a placebo, and kept track of any changes in how often they had bowel movements as well as changes to the bowel movement itself
  • After 2 weeks, patients who took MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) had significantly (P<.001) more bowel movements than those who were given a placebo, and also had less cramping and gas

Study 4

Braintree Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Laxative for Ambulatory and Long-Term Care Facility Constipation Patients.

DiPalma JA et al. Online Journal of Digestive Health. 1999;1(2).

  • Evaluated the safety and effectiveness of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) in 50 people with constipation who were either ambulatory outpatients or living in long-term care facilities
  • Patients received placebo or a high (34 grams) or low (17 grams) dose of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) (later reduced to 12 and 6 grams, respectively, in long-term care patients)
  • All patients given MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) had increases in how often they had bowel movements and improvement in the quality of the bowel movement, with no severe side effects
  • The higher doses of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) yielded better bowel movements more often versus lower doses, and people given either dose of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) had better outcomes than those on placebo

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Patient Information

MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) softens the stool and increases the frequency of bowel movements by retaining water in the stool. It should always be taken by mouth after being dissolved in 8 ounces of water, juice, soda, coffee, or tea. Should unusual cramps, bloating, or diarrhea occur, consult your physician.

One to 3 days may be required to produce a bowel movement. This product should be used for 7 days or less or as directed by a physician. Prolonged, frequent or excessive use of MiraLax (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) may result in electrolyte imbalance and dependence on laxatives.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is MiraLAX?
A: MiraLAX (Polyethylene Glycol 3350) is a new kind of OTC laxative. It is safe and effective* and treats constipation by working with your body to restore its natural rhythm. MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is the #1 prescribed laxative (it has been the #1 choice of doctors for years), and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is the first prescription laxative in more than 30 years to be made available OTC.

Q: Do I need a prescription for MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) ?
A: No. While you once needed a prescription to get MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) , it's now available direct to you wherever laxatives are sold.

Q: How does MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) work?
A: MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is different from all other OTC laxatives and it works with your body to relieve constipation. MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) restores your natural rhythm by using the body's own water to gently increase the frequency of bowel movements and to soften the stool so it is easier to pass. With MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) you can control the urge to go.

Q: How do I take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) ?
A: MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is taken once daily. Each bottle has a white dose-measure built into the cap. MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) dissolves easily and completely (no grit) when you stir the powder into any everyday beverage (4-8 oz), such as water, juice, soda, coffee or tea.

Q: Does MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) cause cramps or gas?
A: No. Relief with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) is a normal, easy and complete bowel movement. As it works it provides more comfort and less straining and without the harsh side effects of cramps or gas. In fact, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) actually reduces the cramps and gas that may be caused by constipation.

Q: How common is constipation?
A: Very common. More than 65 million people-that's about 1 in 4 people-suffer the discomfort of constipation in the United States alone.

Q: What is constipation?
A: Constipation occurs when a person's bowel movements become difficult or when they happen less frequently than normal.

Q: How often do most people have a bowel movement?
A: Normal frequency is different for everyone. Some people go once or twice a day, others three times a week-all completely normal if that number of trips to the bathroom is the regular routine.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Consumer Overview Uses

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

 

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (PEG) 3350 - ORAL

 

(paw-lee-ETH-ih-leen GLY-coll)

 

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Miralax

 

USES: This medication is used to treat occasional constipation. It works by holding water in the stool to soften the stool and increases the number of bowel movements. It is known as an osmotic-type laxative.

This medication is also available without a prescription. If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, it is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. (See also Precautions.)

 

HOW TO USE: Take by mouth usually once daily, or as directed by your doctor or the directions on the product package.

If you are prescribed the individual packets, mix the powder as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. If you are using the bulk bottle, use the provided cap to measure the prescribed dose. Mix the powder with a glass (4-8 ounces/120-240 milliliters) of liquid such as water, juice, soda, coffee, or tea. Before drinking the solution, stir the powder well until it completely dissolves. If you have any questions, ask your pharmacist.

It may take 2 to 4 days after you have started this medication to have a bowel movement. Do not increase your dose or take it more frequently than prescribed. Also, do not use this medication for more than 2 weeks unless directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Extended use or overuse may result in dependence on laxatives and chronic constipation. Overuse may cause diarrhea, excess loss of body water (dehydration), and mineral imbalance (e.g., low sodium).

If you are using nonprescription polyethylene glycol for self-treatment of occasional constipation and this treatment has not worked after 7 days, talk to your doctor for additional treatment advice.

 

 

 

Consumer Overview Side Effect

SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, abdominal cramping, or gas may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Inform your doctor immediately if you have excessive number of bowel movements, persistent diarrhea, severe or persistent stomach/adbominal pain, bloody stools, or rectal bleeding while using this medication.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

 

Read the MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) Side Effects Centerfor a complete guide to possible side effects

Learn More »
 

PRECAUTIONS: Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: certain stomach/intestinal problems (bowel obstruction).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: persistent nausea/vomiting/abdominal pain, other stomach/intestinal problems (irritable bowel syndrome), kidney disease.

Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its side effects, especially diarrhea.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Consumer Overview Missed Dose

DRUG INTERACTIONS: If you are using this medication under your doctor's direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicine you are using before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.

Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

 

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe diarrhea, dizziness, decrease in the amount of urine.

 

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.

To prevent constipation, remember to exercise regularly, drink adequate fluids, and eat fiber-rich foods such as bran, whole grain, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about lifestyle changes that might benefit you.

 

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

 

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. See packaging for the exact temperature range. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

 

Information last revised April 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.

Patient Detailed Side Effect

Brand Names: GlycoLax, MiraLax

Generic Name: polyethylene glycol 3350 (Pronunciation: pol ee ETH il een GLYE kol)

  • What is polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • What is the most important information I should know about polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • How should I take polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • What happens if I miss a dose (MiraLAX)?
  • What happens if I overdose (MiraLAX)?
  • What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?
  • Where can I get more information?

What is polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Polyethylene glycol 3350 is a laxative solution that increases the amount of water in the intestinal tract to stimulate bowel movements.

Polyethylene glycol 3350 is used as a laxative to treat occasional constipation or irregular bowel movements.

Polyethylene glycol 3350 may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking polyethylene glycol 3350 and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • severe or bloody diarrhea;
  • bleeding from your rectum;
  • blood in your stools; or
  • severe and worsening stomach pain, cramping, or bloating.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • bloating, gas, upset stomach;
  • dizziness; or
  • increased sweating.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350 - otc) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

Learn More »
 

What is the most important information I should know about polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol, or if you have a bowel obstruction or intestinal blockage. If you have any these conditions, you could have dangerous or life-threatening side effects from polyethylene glycol 3350.

People with eating disorders (such as anorexia or bulimia) should not use this medication without the advice of a doctor.

Before taking polyethylene glycol 3350, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, kidney disease, nausea or vomiting with severe stomach pain, or if you have had a sudden change in bowel habits that has lasted 2 weeks or longer.

Polyethylene glycol 3350 should produce a bowel movement within 1 to 3 days of using the medication. Polyethylene glycol 3350 normally causes loose or even watery stools.

Do not use polyethylene glycol 3350 more than once per day. Call your doctor if you are still constipated or irregular after using this medication for 7 days in a row.

Side Effects Centers
  • MiraLAX

Patient Detailed How Take

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to polyethylene glycol, or if you have a bowel obstruction or intestinal blockage. If you have any these conditions, you could have dangerous or life-threatening side effects from polyethylene glycol 3350.

People with eating disorders (such as anorexia or bulimia) should not use this medication without the advice of a doctor.

Before taking polyethylene glycol 3350, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:

  • nausea, vomiting, or severe stomach pain;
  • ulcerative colitis;
  • irritable bowel syndrome;
  • kidney disease; or
  • if you have had a sudden change in bowel habits that has lasted 2 weeks or longer.

If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take this medication.

FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether polyethylene glycol 3350 passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Use this medication exactly as directed on the label, or as it has been prescribed by your doctor. Do not use the medication in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.

To use the powder form of this medicine, measure your dose with the medicine cap on the bottle. This cap should contain dose marks on the inside of it. Pour the powder into 4 to 8 ounces of a cold or hot beverage such as water, juice, soda, coffee, or tea. Stir this mixture and drink it right away. Do not save for later use.

Polyethylene glycol 3350 should produce a bowel movement within 1 to 3 days of using the medication. Polyethylene glycol 3350 normally causes loose or even watery stools.

Do not use polyethylene glycol 3350 more than once per day. Call your doctor if you are still constipated or irregular after using this medication for 7 days in a row.

Store polyethylene glycol 3350 at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Side Effects Centers
  • MiraLAX

Patient Detailed Avoid Taking

What happens if I miss a dose (MiraLAX)?

 

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.

What happens if I overdose (MiraLAX)?

 

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, flushing, low blood pressure, a slow heartbeat, drowsiness, coma, and death.

What should I avoid while taking polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using polyethylene glycol 3350.

What other drugs will affect polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX)?

 

There may be other drugs that can interact with polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

 

Your pharmacist can provide more information about polyethylene glycol 3350.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. ('Multum') is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. Multum information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States and therefore Multum does not warrant that uses outside of the United States are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Multum's drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. Multum's drug information is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. Multum does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Copyright 1996-2013 Cerner Multum, Inc. Version: 2.02. Revision date: 12/15/2010.

Your use of the content provided in this service indicates that you have read,understood and agree to the End-User License Agreement,which can be accessed by clicking on this link.

Healthwise

Side Effects Centers
  • MiraLAX

Rx Scoops
Featured Topics
Advertisements
Copyrights ©2014: Rx Scoops - Designed & Developed By - GOIGI