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Sodium biphosphate / sodium phosphate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Sodium biphosphate / sodium phosphate is also known as: Disposable Enema, Fleet EZ-Prep, Fleet Enema, Fleet Enema EXTRA, Fleet Phospho Soda, OsmoPrep, Pedia-Lax Enema, Phosphate Laxative, Visicol

Sodium biphosphate / sodium phosphate Pregnancy Warnings

Sodium biphosphate and sodium phosphate has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Sodium biphosphate and sodium phosphate should only be given during pregnancy only when the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks.

Sodium biphosphate / sodium phosphate Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of sodium biphosphate and sodium phosphate into human milk. The effect on nursing infants is unknown. The manufacturer recommends caution when administering sodium biphosphate and sodium phosphate to nursing women.

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