Who should not take HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets?

Anyone who is allergic to any ingredient in HalfLytely and Bisacodyl tablets Bowel Prep Kit should not take this medication. HalfLytely and bisacodyl tablets should not be taken by people with appendicitis; severe constipation; severe stomach pain; or bleeding in your stomach, intestines or rectum; a history of stomach or intestinal disease. The doctor should know about heart disease, throat disease, kidney problems, swallowing problems, undiagnosed rectal bleeding or stomach pain. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should make sure that the prescribing doctor knows before taking this medication.

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