Glycerin Suppositories (Infantile & Adult) For Constipation


Glycerin Suppositories
(Infantile & Adult)

1- Company Name: Pharco Pharmaceuticals.
2- Trade Name: Glycerin Suppositories ( Infantile & Adult)
3- Generic Name: Glycerin
4- Composition :-
Each suppository contains:
Infantile     Adult
Gelatin     0.17 g     0.32 g
Glycerin     0.70 g     1.40 g
5- Pharmaceutical form: Rectal Suppositories.
6- Pharmacological Action :-
Glycerin Suppositories effectively promote fecal evacuation in 15 to 30
minutes following the contact with rectal mucosa. The hygroscopic action of Glycerin accounts for its efficacy in stimulating rectal contraction. In addition, Glycerin softens and lubricates fecal material with consequent relief of constipation.
7- Pharmacokinetics :-
Glycerin is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and undergoes
extensive metabolism, principally in the liver, it may be used in the synthesis
of lipids, metabolized to glucose or glycogen, or oxidized to carbon dioxide
and water. It may also be excreted in the urine unchanged.
8- Indications :-
. Constipation .
Glycerin Suppositories are used temporarily to re . establish proper
defecation habits in laxative- dependent patients.
9- Dosage:-
One suppository to be introduced into the rectum, when necessary or as
directed by the physician.
10- Contraindications:-
Hypersensitivity to any of the component.
11- Side effects:-
Glycerin can cause irritation when given rectally.
12- Drug Interactions :-
None reported.
13- Pregnancy & Lactation :-
Glycerin Suppositories are recommended to relieve constipation in pregnancy & during lactation.
14- Warnings & Precautions :-
None reported.
15- Packing :-
A box containing 5 Suppositories.
16- Storage :-
Keep at temperature ( 15· 30′ C ), away from moisture.
Keep out of the reach of children.


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