FLEET ENEMA EXTRA OTC

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FLEET ENEMA EXTRA

Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Monobasic sodium phosphate 19g, dibasic sodium phosphate 7g; per 197mL; latex-free; contains 4.4g sodium per enema.

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Indications for FLEET ENEMA EXTRA:

Occasional constipation or bowel cleansing before rectal exam.

Adult:

1 enema rectally daily; may be used up to 7 days. Results usually within 1–5mins; re-evaluate if no relief after 7 days.

Children:

Use other forms.

Contraindications:

Megacolon. Bowel obstruction. Imperforate anus. CHF.

Warnings/Precautions:

Sodium restricted diet. Impaired renal or cardiac function. Electrolyte disturbances. Colostomy. Discontinue if rectal bleeding or if no bowel movement occurs. Frequent use leads to dependence. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

See Also:

FLEET ENEMA

Pharmacological Class:

Laxative (saline).

Interactions:

Electrolyte imbalances possible with calcium channel blockers, diuretics; use cautiously.

How Supplied:

Original enema—133mL; Extra—230mL