Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Manufacturer
Polyethylene glycol 3350 (MiraLAX®) is a nonprescription medication approved for treating occasional constipation. The brand-name form of polyethylene glycol 3350 is manufactured by Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. The patents for this medication have expired, and it is available in generic form.
Generic polyethylene glycol 3350 is manufactured by several different companies, including:
- Perrigo Company
- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
- American Health Packaging.
Originally, polyethylene glycol 3350 was available by prescription only. In fact, some generic versions are still available as prescription medications. The prescription versions are exactly the same as the over-the-counter (OTC) version, but are more likely to be covered by insurance.
(Click Polyethylene Glycol 3350 for more information on the various manufacturers of this laxative. This article also provides a more in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.)