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Macrogol 3350

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    Oral
    Macrogol 3350
    Movicol, Glycoprep, Osmolax 
     
    Iso-osmotic with the gut, preventing water and electrolyte loss
    • Mechanism of Action
    • An osmotically active agent that draws water into the lumen of the gut.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Constipation
    • Bowel preparation prior to procedures such as colonoscopy (macrogol 3350)
    • Hepatic encephalopathy (lactulose)
    • Adverse Effects
    • Flatulence / diarrhea
    • Nausea / vomiting
    • Electrolyte disturbances
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