PEDIA-LAX ENEMA OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Monobasic sodium phosphate 9.5g, dibasic sodium phosphate 3.5g; per 59mL; latex-free; contains 2.2g sodium per enema.
Fleet, C.B., Company
Indications for PEDIA-LAX ENEMA:
Occasional constipation or bowel cleansing before rectal exam.
<2yrs: do not use. 2–4yrs: ½ enema rectally. 5–11yrs: 1 enema rectally. Results usually in 1–5 min; reevaluate if ineffective.
CHF. Ascites. Severe renal impairment. GI or GU obstruction. Megacolon. Imperforate anus.
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.
Electrolyte imbalances possible with calcium channel blockers, diuretics; use cautiously.
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