Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Colyte with Flavor Packs
- GaviLyte-C with Flavor Pack
The polyethylene glycol (PEG) and electrolytes solution is used to cleanse the colon (bowel) before certain medical tests (eg, colonoscopy, barium enema X-ray exam) or colon surgery.
The PEG-electrolyte solution is a laxative. It works by causing you to have diarrhea to clean your colon. Cleaning your colon will help your doctor see the inside of your colon more clearly during colonoscopy or other procedures.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: