A 30-year-old member asked:
is it safe to use a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) 3 times a week?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Tholen answered
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Why???: If your problem is severe constipation, other solutions are better, such as bulk agents (fiber), stool softeners, more fluid intake, etc. Otherwise, there is no benefit and you may be avoiding evaluation by your doctor for another problem or issue that needs to be checked. See your doctor rather than use fleets 3x per week!
Answered on Sep 23, 2017
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