polyethylene glycol

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polyethylene glycol

(PEG): see glycolglycol
, dihydric alcohol in which the two hydroxyl groups are bonded to different carbon atoms; the general formula for a glycol is (CH2)n(OH)2.
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polyethylene glycol

[¦päl·ē′eth·ə‚lēn ′glī‚kȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a family of colorless, water-soluble liquids with molecular weights from 200 to 6000; soluble also in aromatic hydrocarbons (not aliphatics) and many organic solvents; used to make emulsifying agents and detergents, and as plasticizers, humectants, and water-soluble textile lubricants.
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The effects of the laxative can vary from person to person, but it's best to stay near a toilet for a few hours to let the Moviprep do its work.
Palmon's study was funded by Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., which markets MoviPrep.
Moviprep is an osmotic laxative for bowel cleansing prior to any clinical procedure requiring a clean bowel, such as colonoscopy.
First Minister Rhodri Morgan, who was today at Norgine's base at Hengoed, near Caerphilly, joined Ben Davies, the site director, community leaders and staff to celebrate the successful launch of Moviprep to America, which is seen as a major achievement.
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In August 2006, the FDA approved MOVIPREP for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy, and we intend to launch sales of the product in mid-fourth quarter 2006.
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