8 doctors weighed in:

Does it hurt to take a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) for constipation?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Make sure no kidney problems or dehydration first.

In brief: No

Make sure no kidney problems or dehydration first.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
It is not harmful to use fleet enema. Do not use it on regular basis. Find the cause of problem.
Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Usually the small volume of a fleet's enema is not a problem. If this is a persistent need to use the enema for a bowel movement, then something other than simple constipation may be a problem and should be evaluated.

In brief: No

Usually the small volume of a fleet's enema is not a problem. If this is a persistent need to use the enema for a bowel movement, then something other than simple constipation may be a problem and should be evaluated.
Dr. Ronald Kline
Dr. Ronald Kline
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