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glycerin suppositories safe toddlers

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Senna - Glycerin: Both glycerin and senna laxatives are rather safe, but they do work in different ways. Senna is considered a stimulant laxative and glycerin is a lub ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It may still not do what you want but glycerin is rather innocuous. If you are backed up to the point of discomfort you may need to administer an enem ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Sigal
35 years experience Cardiology
If used properly: Glycerin irritates the bowel lining, causing it to secrete fluids that help relieve constipation. It has no direct cardiac effects. If used to the p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
20 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes, but be careful: Glycerin suppositories are effective for toddlers. However, administration of any rectal therapy in young children after infancy can be emotionally di ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax high fiber: I would preferyou not use suppositories regularly.I ncrease the fiber in your diet and use something like MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) or/and BENEFIB ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Not usually,: ; hey are safe!
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
No &yes: Glycerin suppositories don't cause electrolyte imbalance and is safe for heart patients!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: I don't thing they would help much. Your best bet is to buy a few enemas.Follow the directions on the bottle. Try to hold the contents inside for as l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Glycerin suppository: It is not safe to give to her every day, however if she hasnt gone in 3 days, it is safe to use this. Newborn stool patterns can be unusual, if her bo ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Beth Brown
Specializes in Pediatrics
Constipation care: The best way to manage constipation is with a daily regimen that keeps you regular. For many reasons it is not good to wait until you are very constip ... Read More
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