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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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Przybyl, president and CEO of ANI Pharmaceuticals said,"We are pleased to have received FDA approval of our ANDA for Polyethylene Glycol 3350 powder for oral solution, bringing our total internal and partnered ANDA approvals for 2015 to three."
Efficacy and optimal dose of daily polyethylene glycol 3350 for treatment of constipation and encopresis in children.
SCHERING-PLOUGH'S MIRALAX DEBUTS AS O-T-C: The first Rx-to-O-T-C switch in the laxative category in 30 years occurred this spring when MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol 3350) moved to the O-T-C aisle.
Pediatric constipation therapy using guidelines and polyethylene glycol 3350. Ann Pharmacother 2004; 38: 686-693.
He does not use polyethylene glycol 3350 for oral solution because of the volume that must be consumed.
Electrolyte free polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG 3350), marketed in the United States under the brand name MiraLax (Braintree Laboratories, Braintree, MA), is a relatively new laxative that may be helpful in both the disimpaction and the treatment of constipation in children.
He reported on 37 children with constipation of more than 3 months who participated in an unblinded randomized crossover trial involving 2 weeks of lactulose at 1.3 g/kg per day divided into two doses, or polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG 3350) at 10 g/m2 per day, followed by 2 weeks of the other laxative.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved PLENVU(R) (polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium ascorbate, sodium sulfate, ascorbic acid, sodium chloride and potassium chloride for oral solution), a lower-volume (1L) polyethylene glycol based (PEG) bowel preparation.
Mylan received final approval for its abbreviated new drug application for polyethylene glycol 3350 and electrolytes for oral solution, a generic version of Braintree Laboratories' GoLytely laxative.
The good news is that with the wider availability and acceptance of polyethylene glycol 3350, the treatment of stool retainers has become easier for parents, patients, and practitioners.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 18, 2015-ANI Pharmaceuticals passes US FDA approval of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Powder for Oral Solution, 17mg/Scoopful for occasional constipation
M2 PHARMA-December 18, 2015-ANI Pharmaceuticals passes US FDA approval of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Powder for Oral Solution, 17mg/Scoopful for occasional constipation

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