Fleet Enema, Ready-to-Use Saline Laxative, 2 - 4.5 oz
For relief of occasional constipation. Ready-to-use. Latex free. Protective shield prevents contamination. Pre-lubricated Comfortip for ease of insertion. One-way safety valve controls flow and prevents reflux. Easy Squeeze bottle. #1 doctor recommended laxative brand. This product usually produces a bowel movement in 1-5 minutes.
Directions: Single daily dosage (per 24 hours). Do not use more unless directed by a doctor. See Warnings. Do not use if taking another sodium phosphates product. Adults and children 12 years and over - 1 bottle per day. Children 2 to 11 years - Use Fleet Pedia-Lax Enema. Children under 2 years - Do not use. How to use this enema: Remove orange protective shield from enema Comfortip before inserting. With steady pressure, gently insert enema tip into rectum with a slight side-to-side movement, with tip pointing toward navel. Insertion may be easier if person receiving enema bears down, as if having a bowel movement. This helps relax the muscles around the anus. Do not force the enema tip into rectum as this can cause injury. Squeeze bottle until nearly all liquid is gone. It is not necessary to empty the bottle completely, as it contains more liquid than needed. Remove Comfortip from rectum and maintain position until urge to evacuate is strong (usually 1 to 5 minutes). Do not retain enema solution for more than 10 minutes. Position for using this enema: Left-side position: Lie on left side with knee bent, and arms resting comfortably. Knee-chest position: Kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface with left arm folded comfortably. Additional liquids by mouth are recommended while taking this product. For complete professional use warning and precautions, consult Physicians' Desk Reference.
Active Ingredients: Each 118 mL Delivered Dose: Monobasic Sodium Phosphate 19 g; Dibasic Sodium Phosphate 7 g
Inactive Ingredients: Benzalkonium Chloride; Disodium EDTA; Purified Water; Each 118-ml Delivered Dose Contains: Sodium 4.4 g
Warnings: For rectal use only. Dosage warning: Using more than one enema in 24 hours can be harmful. Ask a doctor before using this product if you: are on a sodium-restricted diet; have kidney disease; are 65 or older and under a doctor's care for any medical condition. Ask a doctor before using any laxative if you have: abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting; a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks; already used a laxative for more than 1 week. Stop use and ask a doctor if you have: rectal bleeding; no bowel movement within 30 minutes of enema use; symptoms of dehydration [feeling thirsty, dizziness, vomiting, urinating less often than normal]. These symptoms may indicate a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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