A 25-year-old female asked:
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can i give my 17 month old more than one glycerin suppository a day?

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Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Glycerin is an inert substance, so there is no risk of the medication being absorbed into the system. A bigger question though, is why would you use it that often?
Answered on Apr 28, 2018
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