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Polyethelene Glycol



Polyethylene glycol 3350 works as a laxative as well as a lubricant for eyes.

Polyethylene glycol 3350 as a laxative is used to treat occasional constipation.
Polyethylene glycol is also used to relieve dry and irritated eyes

How it works

Polyethylene glycol as laxative
It works by causing water to be retained with the stool. This increases the number of bowel movements and softens the stool so it is easier to pass.

Polyethylene glycol as lubricant
Polyethylene glycol keeps the eye moist, help to protect the eye from injury and infection, and decrease symptoms of dry eyes such as burning, itching, and feeling as if something is in the eye.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Allergic reaction, Hives, Bloody diarrhea, Cramps, Flatulence


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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)