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Phosphates Solution

Therapeutic Class:

Laxative

Form:

Oral Solution

Format:

45 mL

Ingredients:

Medicinal Ingredients: Each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains: Monobasic Sodium Phosphate Monohydrate USP 2.4 g and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Heptahydrate USP 0.9 g.
Non-medicinal Ingredients (in alphabetical order): Glycerin, Natural Ginger-Lemon Flavour, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Saccharin, Water.

Flavour:

Ginger-lemon

Indication:

For the relief of occasional constipation.

Dosage:

Adults and children 13 years and older: 4 teaspoonfuls (20 mL);
Children aged 10 to 12 years: 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL);
Children aged 6 to 9 years: 1 teaspoonful (5 mL);
Children under 6 years: Consult a physician.
Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Directions for Use:

Best taken on an empty stomach. Dilute dosage with one-half glass (120 mL) of water or other clear liquid. Drink, and then follow with one glass of water or other clear liquid (240 mL). Most effective when taken upon rising, at least 30 minutes before a meal, or at bedtime.

Caution:

Do not use this product if you are on a low salt diet, are suffering from kidney disease, are pregnant or nursing unless directed by a physician.

Precautions:

Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever are present. Do not administer concomitantly with other laxatives. A laxative should not be taken within 2 hours of another medicine because the desired effect of the other medicine may be reduced. Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one week unless advised by your physician.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of accidental overdose, contact a physician immediately.

Storage:

Store protected from excessive heat and from freezing.