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Enema - Pedia Lax

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Details

2.25 fl oz
SKU / UPC: 301320202205

Ingredients

Active Ingredients (in each 59-ml Delivered Dose): Monobasic Sodium Phosphate (9.5 g), Dibasic Sodium Phosphate (3.5 g). Inactive Ingredients: Benzalkonium Chloride, Disodium EDTA, Purified Water.

Directions

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. 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 a 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 below. Consult Physicians' Desk Reference for complete professional labeling.

Other Info

Manufacturer

C.B. Fleet Company, Inc.

Lynchburg, VA 24502
866-255-6960

Safety 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 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 fore more than 1 week. Stop use and ask 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 Warnings: 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. Carton sealed for safety. If seal with Fleet emblem on top or bottom flap is broken or missing, do not use.