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Houma, LA
A 18-year-old male asked:

It says to not take more than 1 glycerin suppository in 24 hr. period. i accidently took two back to back just now. should i go to er?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not necessarily: If you want assistance getting cleaned out the er could do it for you. However, i see no need to go for the extra glycerin suppository. It is irregularly absorbed and not toxic in general. The recommendations are an effort to discourage folks who might depend on suppositories to go.
Last updated Dec 3, 2020

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