Preventing infection during prostate surgery or other urinary tract surgeries. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Sorbitol Irrigation Solution is a hexitol irrigant. It works by flushing debris out of the surgical area to help prevent infection.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Sorbitol Irrigation Solution. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Sorbitol Irrigation Solution. However, no specific interactions with Sorbitol Irrigation Solution are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Sorbitol Irrigation Solution may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Sorbitol Irrigation Solution as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Sorbitol Irrigation Solution.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Dry mouth; increased or decreased urination.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; change in heart rate; chest pains; confusion; diarrhea; nausea; seizures; shortness of breath; swelling of hands or feet; thirst; tiredness; vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include fluid or solution overload; dehydration.Proper storage of Sorbitol Irrigation Solution:
Sorbitol Irrigation Solution is handled and stored by a health care provider.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Sorbitol Irrigation Solution. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.