phosphate

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: SODIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC 2.9g in 15mL, SODIUM PHOSPHATE, MONOBASIC 7.2g in 15mL
Labeler: Major Pharmaceuticals
NDC Code: 0904-5666

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Major Pharmaceuticals Phosphate Laxative Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablespoon)

Dibasic sodium phosphate 2.7 g

Monobasic sodium phosphate 7.2 g

Purpose

Saline laxative

Use
  • for relief of occasional constipation

Warnings

Dosage warning

Taking more than the recommended dose in 24 hours can be harmful.

Do not use
  • if you have a previous kidney problem, congestive heart failure, impaired renal functions, decreased intervascular volume, dehydration, uncorrected electrolyte abnormalities
  • in children under 5 years of age
  • for bowel cleansing

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • kidney disease
  • heart problems
  • a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks
  • already used a laxative for more than a week
  • a dehydration condition

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • on a sodium restricted diet
  • under a doctor’s care for any medical condition
  • taking any other prescription or non-prescription medications. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you
  • have any rectal bleeding
  • do not have a bowel movement within 6 hours
  • have any symptoms that your body is losing more fluid than you are drinking
  • have early symptoms of dehydration including • feeling thirsty • dizziness • urinating less often than normal • vomiting.

These symptoms may indicate a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison  Control Center immediately.

Directions
  • use as a laxative for relief of occasional constipation
  • dilute dose in the table below with one glass (8 fl. oz.) cool water. Drink, then follow with at least one additional glass (8 fl. oz.) cool water. There is significant loss of liquid when using this product. To prevent dehydration drink plenty of clear liquid after use.
  • Do not use for bowel cleansing.
  • Do not take more unless directed by a doctor. See Warning. There are three Teaspoons in one Tablespoon.

*SINGLE DAILY DOSAGE. DO NOT TAKE MORE OF THIS PRODUCT IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD

Other information
  • Each Teaspoon contains: sodium 556 mg
  • Saline laxatives increase retention of water in the intestine, promoting bowel movements.
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement in 30 minutes to 6 hours
  • this product is sugar free
  • do not freeze
  • store at room temperature

TAMPER EVIDENT: Mouth of bottle sealed for your safety. If foil seal is missing or broken, do not use.

Inactive ingredients

Ginger lemon flavor, glycerin, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate

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Phosphate Laxative

Oral Saline Laxative

Sugar Free

Ginger Lemon Flavor

For relief of occasional constipation

Single dose container

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PHOSPHATE 
dibasic sodium phosphate, monobasic sodium phosphate liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0904-5666
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SODIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC (PHOSPHATE ION) SODIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC2.9 g  in 15 mL
SODIUM PHOSPHATE, MONOBASIC (PHOSPHATE ION) SODIUM PHOSPHATE, MONOBASIC7.2 g  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM DIHYDRATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0904-5666-751 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
145 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33406/02/2010
Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)

Revised: 08/2012
 
Major Pharmaceuticals

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