TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral)

TriLite is a laxative solution that works to stimulate bowel movements. This medication also contains potassium, sodium, and other minerals to replace electrolytes that are passed from the body in the stool. TriLyte is also used before a colonoscopy procedure or other intestinal procedures to clean the bowel. A few of the most common side effects are vomiting, nausea, constipation or colitis.

Questions | Reviews ****~

Bowel movements are not happening


I have taken almost the full bottle of trilyte with flavor packs, and it has been far over an hour i already talked to the pharmacist and a doctor at the closest hospital. i have bloating and stomach pain. i am also hungry. i have not yet had a b...
by Rosemarie in Orland, CA, 10/01/2007

Are there any side effects from taking Trilyte


  What are the side effects of taking this drug.  I am experiencing a discharge from my navel and red blotches and bumps on my skin.  Could this be caused from taking the TriLyte?
by Shirley A Watson in Montrose, Ga, 12/10/2007

Bathroom Visits


My Husbank is having a colonoscopy tomorrow. After completing the entire jug of trilyte how long will he continue to have uncontrollable bowel movements? Will he be able to sleep throughout the night? Should I purchase some adult diapers for him?
by Unknown in Mason City Iowa, 07/05/2009

flavor packs


Is there anyway to test the taste of a flavor pack in one glass of Trilyte before adding it to the gallon?
by Janet in Michigan, 10/12/2006

Trilyte salt content


I recently had my first colonoscopy. After the day of cleansing and the procedure my blood pressure was high. Does Trilyte contain salt in some form? It tasted salty to me.
by Mary Lou Eby in Rockledge, Florida, 09/05/2006

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral)

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Medication Classification

HYPEROSMOTIC LAXATIVE (By mouth)

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Brandname

Miralax, Nulytely, Colyte With Flavor Packs, Visicol, Kristalose, Golytely, Phospho-Soda, Mag-Ox 400, Phillips Milk Of Magnesia, Colyte, Colyte Flavored, TriLyte w/Flavor Packs, PEG 3350 & Electrolytes, Uro-Mag, Generlac

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treats constipation by helping you have a bowel movement. Sometimes used to empty your bowel before surgery or other medical procedures.

When To Not Use TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to lactulose, polyethylene glycol, sorbitol, magnesium, or sodium phosphate. Make sure your doctor knows if you are allergic to any other laxative medicines. You should not use this medicine if you have a blockage in your intestines. Tell your doctor if you cannot have lactose, or if you have other digestive problems. Also tell your doctor if you have kidney disease or congestive heart failure (CHF).

How Should You Use TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral)

Tablet, Powder for Suspension, Capsule, Liquid, Packet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup. You might need to mix the liquid with at least 4 ounces (1/2 cup) of water before you drink it.
  • You will need to mix the powder or the contents of the packet with water before using it. Most powders must be mixed with at least 4 ounces (1/2 cup) of water. Make sure you understand how much water to mix the medicine with. Drink the mixture right after you mix it.
  • If you using this medicine to empty your bowel before surgery or medical tests, follow your health caregiver's instructions about when to use this medicine. It is important to follow the correct schedule.
  • Drink a full glass of water when you take this medicine, unless your health caregiver tells you otherwise. One full glass of water is about 8 ounces or 1 cup. Most people should drink 6 to 8 full glasses of water every day. Doing this will help soften your bowel movements, making them easier to pass.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Storage

Store TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any other medicine for digestion problems, such as an antacid, or any medicine for your heart.

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have diabetes or heart disease. Tell your doctor if you have trouble with magnesium, potassium, calcium, or sodium (salt) levels in your blood.
  • If you do not have a bowel movement after using this medicine, talk to your doctor. The amount of time before you should have a bowel movement depends on the type of laxative you are using. Some laxatives might cause a bowel movement in 30 minutes, and other laxatives could take as long as 48 hours (2 days).
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine several days before having surgery or medical tests.
  • Some kinds of laxatives are not for long-term use. Other laxatives might be used over a long time period. Ask your doctor how long it is safe to use this laxative.
  • If you are using this medicine for a long time, your doctor may need to check your blood at regular visits. Be sure to keep all appointments.

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
  • Bleeding from your rectum.
  • Confusion, weakness, and muscle twitching.
  • Dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle cramps, severe nausea or vomiting.
  • Severe stomach pain, bloating, vomiting, or diarrhea.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild stomach pain, cramps, gas, nausea, vomiting.

TriLyte w/Flavor Packs (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

4.5****~

 

(based on 1 review)

Effectiveness:

***

Ease of Use:

*****

Overall Satisfaction:

*****

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