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Laxative Oral Saline

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Laxative Oral Saline to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Precaution: MAY CAUSE LOOSE STOOLS.

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

An adult over 60:

Precaution: AGE/RENAL IMPAIRMENT/DEHYDRATION INCREASE PHOSPHATE NEPHROPATHY RISK

Giving Laxative Oral Saline to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED. RISK OF DEHYDRATION, ELECTROLYTE DISTURBANCE.

Relative Contraindication: USE ONLY W/CLINICIAN SUPERVISION; RISK:DEHYDRATION, ELECTROLYTE DISTURBANCE.

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