Sodium Phosphate

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Sodium Phosphate uses


Active ingredient

Dibasic Sodium Phosphate 7 g

Monobasic Sodium Phosphate 19 g

Purpose

Saline laxative

Uses

relieves occasional constipation

Warnings

For rectal use only

Dosage warning: Using more than one enema in 24 hours can be harmful.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

a sodium-restricted diet abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting kidney disease, heart problems, or are dehydrated noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product

do not use

more than directed. Serious side effects may occur from excess dosage. for more than 3 days

Stop use and ask a doctor if

you have rectal bleeding you have no bowel movement after use of a laxative

These may be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

Do not use more unless directed by a doctor. See Warnings.


adults & children

12 years and over


one bottle once daily


children 2 to under

12 years


1/2 bottle once daily

Discard Unused Portion


children under

2 years


do not use


CAUTION:

Remove green protective shield before inserting. Hold bottle upright, grasping bottle cap with fingers. Grasp protective shield with other hand and pull gently to remove.


Positioning:

Left-side position: lie on left side with knee bent and arms at rest.


Knee-chest position: kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface. Position arms comfortably.


Administering enema:

with steady pressure, gently insert enema with tip pointing toward navel. squeeze bottle until recommended dose is expelled (it is not necessary to empty unit completely. Bottle contains more liquid than needed for effective use. A small amount of liquid will remain in bottle after squeezing). remove tip from rectum stop using if tip is hard to insert. Forcing the tip into the rectum can cause injury (especially if you have hemorrhoids). If enema tip causes rectal bleeding or pain, get immediate medical care. maintain position until urge to evacuate is strong (usually 1 to 5 minutes) if no urge is felt after 5 minutes of using, try to empty bowel. Call a doctor promptly if no liquid comes out of the rectum after 30 minutes because dehydration could occur. Remove protective shield illustration Left Side position illustration Knee-chest position illustration

Other Information

each 118 mL contains: sodium 4.3 g store at controlled room temperature this product generally produces bowel movement in 1 to 5 minutes

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, disodium EDTA, purified water

Questions or comments?

1-800-367-4477

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NDC 12462-201-04

READY-TO-USE

Sodium Phosphate

ENEMA

SALINE LAXATIVE

Pre-Mixed For Relief of Occasional Constipation Lubricated tip

Latex Free

Chester Packaging

4.5 Fl OZ

REODER NO. 101503

Sodium Phosphate Saline Laxative PDP

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Sodium Phosphate Saline Laxative Drug Facts

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Sodium Phosphate pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Sodium Phosphate available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Sodium Phosphate destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Sodium Phosphate Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Sodium Phosphate pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."GENT-L-TIP (SODIUM PHOSPHATE) ENEMA [CHESTER PACKAGING]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Sodium Phosphate?

Depending on the reaction of the Sodium Phosphate after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Sodium Phosphate not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Sodium Phosphate addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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