|Heading||High quality laxative products since 1869.|
|Active Ingredients||Each 59 mL Delivered Dose: Monobasic Sodium Phosphate 9.5 g; Dibasic Sodium Phosphate 3.5 g|
|Directions||Single Daily Dosage: Do not use more unless directed by a doctor. See Warnings. Children 5 to 11 years: 1 bottle or as directed by doctor. Children 2 to under 5 years: One-half bottle (see below). Children under 2 years: DO NOT USE. One-half bottle preparation: Unscrew cap and remove 2 tablespoons of liquid with a measuring spoon. Replace cap and follow DIRECTIONS on back of carton. 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 child 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 keep child in position until urge to evacuate is strong (usually 1 to 5 minutes). Positions for using this enema: Left-side position: Place child on left side with knees bent and arms resting comfortably. Knee-chest position: Have child kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface with left arm folded comfortably.|
|Inactive Ingredients||Benzalkonium Chloride; Disodium EDTA; Purified Water; Each 59 mL Delivered Dose Contains: Sodium 2.2 g|
|Uses||For relief of occasional constipation or bowel cleansing before rectal examinations. Complete enema in a disposable squeeze bottle with soft, pre-lubricated Comfortip. Protective shield prevents contamination. Pre-lubricated Comfortip for ease of insertion. One-way safety valve controls flow and prevents reflux. Easy squeeze bottle. Fleet Enemas are LATEX FREE. Allergic reactions to materials containing Latex is a growing and serious medical problem.|
|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 the child: is on a sodium restricted diet; has a kidney disease. Ask a doctor before using any laxative if the child has: 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 using this product and consult a doctor if the child has: rectal bleeding; no bowel movement after use. These symptoms may indicate a serious condition. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Professional Use: Do not use in patients with congestive heart failure, clinically significant impairment of renal function, ascites, known or suspected gastrointestinal obstruction, megacolon (congenital or acquired) or imperforate anus. Use with caution in patients with impaired renal function or pre-existing electrolyte disturbances, or in patients on diuretics or other medications which may affect electrolyte levels or where colostomy exists. Since FLEET Enema contains sodium phosphates there is a risk of elevated serum levels of sodium and phosphate and decreased levels of calcium and potassium, and consequently hypernatremia, hyperphosphatemia, hypocalcemia, hypokalemia and acidosis may occur. This is of particular concern in children with megacolon or any other condition where there is retention of enema solution. Additional liquids by mouth are recommended.|
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