Which medications in the drug class GI decontaminants are used in the treatment of Heroin Toxicity?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Rania Habal, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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GI decontaminants

Polyethylene glycol (GoLYTELY, Colyte)

Polyethylene glycol is a laxative with strong electrolyte and osmotic effects that has cathartic actions in the GI tract. It is used in whole-bowel irrigation.

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