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FLEET ENEMA
Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Drug Name:

FLEET ENEMA OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Monobasic sodium phosphate 19g, dibasic sodium phosphate 7g; per 118mL; latex-free; contains 4.4g sodium per enema.

Company:
Fleet, C.B., Company

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FLEET ENEMA:

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.

Interactions:

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

See Also:

FLEET ENEMA EXTRA

Pharmacological Class:

Laxative (saline).

How Supplied:

Original enema—133mL; Extra—230mL

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