Single Daily Dosage (per 24 hours)
Adults and children 6 years and over: 1 suppository or as directed by a doctor.
Children 2 to under 6 years: Use Fleet Pedia-Lax™ Liquid Glycerin Suppositories.
Children under 2 years: Consult a doctor.
Administering the laxative: Caution: Remove orange protective sheet before inserting. Hold unit upright, grasping bulb of unit with fingers. Grasp orange protective shield with other hand, pull gently to remove. With steady pressure, insert tip into rectum with a slight side-to-side movement, with tip pointing toward naval. Do not force the applicator tip into the rectum, as this can cause injury. Insertion may be easier if person receiving suppository bears down as if have a bowl movement. This helps relax the muscles around the anus. Squeeze the bulb until nearly all liquid is expelled. While continuing to squeeze the bulb, remove tip from rectum and discard unit. It is not necessary to empty unit completely. The unit contains more than the amount of liquid needed for effective use. A small amount of liquid will remain in the unit after use.
Left-side position: Lie on left side with right knee bent and arms resting comfortably.
Knee-chest position: Kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface with left arm folded comfortably.
This product usually produces bowel movement within 15 minutes to 1 hour.