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Drug Interactions With Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution and Bisacodyl

Oral Medications Taken Within One Hour of Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution and Bisacodyl
HalfLytely causes frequent, watery bowel movements that cleanse the intestines. Any oral medication taken within one hour of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl could be flushed out of the gastrointestinal tract before being absorbed by the body.
 
Avoid taking any oral medications, vitamins, or supplements within one hour of starting polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl, and while you are using this laxative. If you will miss a medication dose because of this treatment, talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist about when you should take the missed dose.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
Also, keep in mind that certain medications should not be taken in the days before, or the morning of, a colonoscopy. Some medications may even need to be stopped a week prior to your procedure. Make sure to ask your healthcare provider about which medications you can continue taking and which ones you should avoid taking in the days leading up to your procedure.
 
Finally, it is a good idea to make sure that all of your healthcare providers have a complete list of any medications you are taking. You should always tell your healthcare providers about all of the medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and supplements, even if you believe they will not react with other medications.
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