It is not recommended to use rectal irrigation occasionally unless your healthcare professional advises this. Regular use will prevent constipation and/or faecal incontinence. It is recommended to irrigate daily for at least the first 3 months to establish an effective routine. Many people continue daily use. With regular rectal irrigation as prescribed, this can effectively manage the bowel, alleviating symptoms of constipation and/or faecal incontinence. Your healthcare professional can advise you further.