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A 51-year-old member asked:

What will happen if you eat a glycerin suppository?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Nothing : Nothing. But why do you want to eat one?

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A 42-year-old member asked:

I'm curious what could happen if you eat a glycerin suppository?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Probably not much...: We had a rash of patients who misread their instructions and swallowed them instead of using them as directed. One complained of a stomach ache...the rest, nothing happened. Including no results from the suppository.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What can happen if you eat a glycerin suppository?

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Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
Probably nothing: No active medicinal ingredient in glycerin suppositories as they act as a lubricant. Glycerin is generally not harmful if ingested- but that is not recommended.

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