sodium phosphates oral solution (Fleet Phospho-Soda) can cause serious electrolyte disturbances

Experts are warning that sodium phosphates oral solution (Fleet Phospho-Soda) can cause serious electrolyte disturbances.

In Canada, the manufacturer added a warning into the patient info for bowel preps last summer. The FDA just issued a warning in the U.S.

Fleet Phospho-Soda is commonly used as a bowel prep before colonoscopy. It's also sold OTC for constipation.

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