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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

polyethylene glycol (peg) Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What dosages is polyethylene glycol (peg) available in?

What dosages is polyethylene glycol (peg) available in?

polyethylene glycol (PEG) is available as a 90 g topical cream.

What is polyethylene glycol (peg) used for?

What is polyethylene glycol (peg) used for?

polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a topical skin product and is used for the following:

  • Dry skin
  • Relief of burning and itching from skin conditions, such as eczema
  • Wound healing
How does polyethylene glycol (peg) work?

How does polyethylene glycol (peg) work?

polyethylene glycol (PEG) works by forming an oily layer on the outer layer of your skin and trapping water or moisture on your skin’s surface. This hydrates, moisturizes, and repairs your skin.

How do I take polyethylene glycol (peg)?

How do I take polyethylene glycol (peg)?

polyethylene glycol (PEG) is dosed as follows:

  • Dosing will differ depending on the skin emollient product you’re using. Read the label on your specific product for dosing guidelines
  • The typical dose is to apply a thin layer of the emollient to affected areas of your skin 2 to 4 times per day (or as needed)
Is it safe for me to take polyethylene glycol (peg)?

Is it safe for me to take polyethylene glycol (peg)?

polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. polyethylene glycol (PEG) nonsteroidal cream does contain shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii), a derivative of shea nut oil (not peanut oil). Patients with a known allergy to nuts or nut oils should consult their physician before using this topical preparation.

polyethylene glycol (peg) Common Side Effects

polyethylene glycol (peg) Common Side Effects

Common side effects of polyethylene glycol (PEG):

  • Burning sensation
  • Stinging or tingling
polyethylene glycol (peg) Serious Side Effects

polyethylene glycol (peg) Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with polyethylene glycol (PEG). Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reaction: itchy, red rash (hives), shortness of breath, chest tightness, swelling of lips, tongue, face, or eyes
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on polyethylene glycol (peg)

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on polyethylene glycol (peg)

There are no major drug interactions listed for polyethylene glycol (PEG). However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking.

Who makes polyethylene glycol (peg)?

Who makes polyethylene glycol (peg)?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is polyethylene glycol (peg) safe in pregnancy?

Is polyethylene glycol (peg) safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if polyethylene glycol (PEG) will harm your unborn baby. You and your healthcare provider will have to decide if you should take polyethylene glycol (PEG) while you are pregnant.

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