polyethylene glycol

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polyethylene glycol

n. Abbr. PEG
Any of a family of high molecular weight liquids and waxes that are condensation polymers of ethylene glycol, are soluble in water and in many organic solvents, and are used in detergents, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals and as emulsifiers, lubricants, and plasticizers.

polyeth′ylene gly′col


n.
any of a series of polymers of ethylene glycol, having a molecular weight from about 200 to 6000, used as an emulsifying agent and lubricant.
[1885–90]
Translations
polyethyleenglycol
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These products were GaviLyte-N (generic version of NuLYTELY and TriLyte), GaviLyte-G (generic version of GoLYTELY) and GaviLyte-C (generic version of Colyte).
Polyethylene Glycol 3350, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Bicarbonate and Potassium Chloride for Oral Solution (with Flavor Packs) is the generic version of Braintree Laboratories' NuLytely laxative and recorded US sales of approximately USD31m for the 12 months ending 31 December 2009, according to IMS Health.
Braintree then improved on GoLYTELY with the approval of NuLYTELY (PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution) which is a modified formulation of GoLYTELY that provides improved taste and has 52% less sodium than GoLYTELY.
Nasdaq: MYL) received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the generic version of Braintree Laboratories' NuLytely, a laxative.