Instructions On Administering A Fleet Enema

Instructions on administering your

Fleet Enema

How to use:

  • Remove orange protective shield from enema Comfortip® before inserting.
  • With steady pressure, gently insert enema tip into rectum with a slight side-to-side
  • movement, with tip pointing toward navel. Insertion may be easier if person receiving
  • enema bears down, as if having a bowel movement. This helps relax the muscles around the anus.
  • Do not force the enema tip into rectum as this can cause injury.
  • Squeeze bottle until nearly all liquid is gone. It is not necessary to empty the bottle
  • completely, as it contains more liquid than needed.
  • Remove Comfortip® from rectum and maintain position until urge to evacuate is strong (usually 2 to 5 minutes)

Positions for using an enema:

Left-side position: Lie on left side with knees 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.

  • Single daily dosage: Do not use more unless directed by a doctor. Adults and children 12 years and over - one bottle
  • This product generally produces a bowel movement in 1-5 minutes
  • Carton sealed for safety.
  • If seal with Fleet emblem on top or bottom flap is broken or missing, do not use.

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