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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Golytely oral.

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Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
5/6/2013 10:47:36 AM

Reviewer: kamin, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i started my meds at 4 on a sunday night ,they said i should have a bowel movement within an hour of your first drink,almost 8 hours later and i feel pregnant and extreemly uncomfortable,i managed to drink almost the whole thing and my stools are still not quite clear and i have my scope at 3 today ,they better still do it ,or excuse the pun the shit will hit the fan

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
4/25/2013 8:00:32 PM

Reviewer: TMCallahan, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I received instructions from Mayo to follow their instructions and not the instructions on the package. I'm glad I did, it was smooth sailing. My procedure is Friday. I did not eat anything solid on Wednesday or Thursday - and my Thursday night prep is no problem. I drank it at room temp and did not get cold, no nausea, and clear (yellow) water within 3 hours. Oh, and glycerine suppositor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
3/14/2013 5:37:39 AM

Reviewer: NicoleR, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had to take this on two different occasions. The first one was from being backed up and constipation. It certainly worked. The next time was before a colonoscopy. It did not come with a flavor packet and I didn't realize you could put Crystal Lite in it. Wow, all I can say is get some Crystal Lite and chill well. It took me four hours to down the bottle..mainly because I was on the verg ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
3/4/2013 11:21:08 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was freezing while drinking this stuff - took many hot showers to warm up. Also have edema and light headedness.

Condition: Emptying of the Bowel
12/22/2012 2:44:52 AM

Reviewer: boo boo bear, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
for something thing that is supposed to "empty you" I would have been just as far ahead to take imodium to be honest. over 2 litres drunk and two days later no movement of any kind and a sever burning in my throat from the stuff. never again.

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