Sodium Phosphate Dibasic
Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 26, 2019.
What is it?
Sodium phosphate dibasic, Na2HPO4, is also known as disodium phosphate. It may be used to adjust pH, is used in food products often as a thickener, and may be used in houseshold products and cleaning agents. Sodium phosphates are also used as a saline laxative medicine in adults to treat constipation and to clean the bowel before a colonoscopy.
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