GOLYTELY SIDE EFFECTS
- Generic Name: polyethylene glycol 3350 and electrolytes oral solution
- Brand Name: GoLytely
The following clinically significant adverse reactions are described elsewhere in the labeling:
- Renal impairment
- Colonic mucosal ulcerations and ischemic colitis
- Patients with significant gastrointestinal disease
The following adverse reactions associated with the use of GoLYTELY were identified in clinical trials or postmarketing reports. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to estimate their frequency, reliably, or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.
- Cardiovascular: arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, peripheral edema, asystole, and acute pulmonary edema after aspiration .
- Nervous system: tremor, seizure.
- Hypersensitivity: Urticaria/rash, pruritus, dermatitis, rhinorrhea, dyspnea, chest and throat tightness, fever, angioedema, anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock.
- Gastrointestinal: Nausea, abdominal fullness and bloating are the most common adverse reactions (occurred in up to 50% of patients). Other less common adverse reactions include: abdominal cramps, vomiting, “butterfly-like” infiltrates on chest X-ray after vomiting and aspirating PEG, anal irritation, and upper GI bleeding from Mallory-Weiss Tear, esophageal perforation [usually with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
SRC: NLM .