Sodium Phosphates
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Sodium Phosphates?

(SOW dee um FOS fates)

• This medicine is used as a laxative to clean out the colon before examination.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat low phosphate levels.

• This medicine is used to treat constipation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• If you have bowel disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take other medicines immediately after this tablet.

• Medicines taken after using the tablets may not be absorbed into your system.

• Do not take magnesium- or aluminum-containing antacids or sucralfate with the oral medicine.

• Use caution if you have had a recent heart attack (within 3...

 
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