Fleet Enema is a brand of laxative used for constipation or to prepare the bowels before colonoscopy or other bowel procedures.
Fleet Enema is administered into the rectum to stimulate bowel movement. Shake well before opening the protective shield. If you are right-handed, lie on your left side and pull your right knee up to your chest. Lie on your right side if you are left-handed. Gently insert the tip into the rectum with slight side to side movement. Squeeze the bottle until almost all liquid is expelled. Remain lying in this position for a couple of minutes before sitting or standing. Gently remove the unit and a small amount of liquid will remain in the container. Discard the container after use. You may feel the urge to go to the toilet within 1 to 5 minutes.
Common side effects of Fleet Enema include dehydration, burning sensation or discomfort in anus or rectum.
People allergic to any component of the formulation.
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In Hong Kong, Fleet Enema is an over-the-counter medicine and can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
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For detailed information about the use of Fleet Enema in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.