Miscellaneous (Gastrointestinal Drugs)

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    Glycerin 2 g /1 suppository

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Excipients Stearic Acid , Sodium Hydroxide , Disodium Edetate , Purified Water
Mechanism Of Action Glycerin is classified as an osmotic laxative. Glycerin by the rectal route promotes peristalsis and evacuation of the bowel by virtue of its irritant action and by increasing the amount of fluid, making it easier for stools to pass.
INDICATIONS For relieves occasional constipation.
CONTRAINDICATIONS • Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to the excipients. • If there is intestinal obstruction or blockage. • If the patient have undiagnosed abdominal pain
Side EFFECTS common side effects: Anal irritation; burning sensation; diarrhea; gas; nausea; stomach cramps. Severe side effects: Severe allergic reactions, rectal bleeding.
WARNINGS • Its use should be stopped and ask the doctor if the patient have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after using a laxative, this may indicate a serious condition. • Prolonged or excessive use of the product is not recommended as this may cause diarrhea. • Use of this product may interfere with glucose control in diabetic patients. • Consult the doctor: If symptoms persist or if the symptoms do not improve after use or if they become worse • The doctor should be asked before use: if the patient noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of two weeks, if the patient experiencing nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain Or if the patient is already used a laxative for more than 1 week • It should not be used for longer than 1 week without checking with the doctor
Pregnancy And lactations No evidence of harmful effects available. However, all medicines should be avoided if possible during pregnancy and lactation. Use only under a doctor's instruction in these conditions.
Dosage And Administration • For rectal use only • Wash your hands before and after using glycerin suppositories. • If the suppository is too soft to use, put it in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes or run cold water over it. • The suppository need not melt to produce laxative action. • The suppository should be inserted well into the rectum and retained for 15 minutes. • It generally produces bowel movement in 1 ⁄ 4 to 1 hour. For 1g: Children 2 - 6 years of age: 1 suppository daily or as directed by a doctor. Children under 2: ask a doctor. For 2g: Adults and children 6 years and over: 1 suppository per day or as directed by a doctor Children 2 - 6 years: use Child Suppositories.
OVERDOSE If the product is accidentally swallowed it is unlikely to cause effects. Accidental ingestion of a large number of suppositories may cause headache, nausea and vomiting less frequently diarrhea, thirst, dizziness, mental confusion and cardiac arrhythmias can occur. If swallowed, medical help should be sought right away.
Storage Conditions "Store below 25°C" "Keep away from moisture" "Keep out of the reach of children"