What should I watch for?
Do not use any other bowel-cleansing preparations, like enemas, while you are taking this medicine. Take only clear liquids starting at least 12 hours before starting this medicine.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Incidence not known
bloody or cloudy urine
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
decreased urine output
difficult or labored breathing
difficult or painful urination
difficulty with swallowing
fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
rapid weight gain
redness of the skin
swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
tightness in the chest
unusual tiredness or weakness
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
Symptoms of overdose
Abdominal or stomach cramps
chest pain or discomfort
decreased frequency of urine
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
increase in heart rate
loss of appetite
lower back or side pain
muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
pounding or rapid pulse
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.