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Can You Use More Than One Glycerin Suppository
A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such ...Read more
Confusing question: Your question does not indicate if this is for you or a child and why you are using it.If you, diet change, wetting agents and scheduled emptying are better long term plans. For a child, diet change and wetting agents are better. Glycerin can be a soothing short term solution but is unlike;y to provide long term benefit.Using it daily for a week while you start the other agents would be my goal. ...Read more
Glycerin vs enema: Depends on the situation. Gylcerin suppository is a lubricant that dissolves in your rectum for gentler passage of stool. A fleets enema is reserved for substantial constipation or impaction; it's a saline laxative drawing water into your colon and goes further up the colon and works around hard stools beyond the rectum. Generally, it's not uncommon to try glycerin first, then fleets. ...Read more
Is there something better and more effective to take for constipation more than movicol powder for oral solution & duphalac? Thanks
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): I recommend drinking lots of water and using miralax, (polyethylene glycol) this type of fiber works with your body and doesn't necessarily force you to use the bathroom but lets you decide when you want to go. Each person has different reactions to fiber and some can cause bloating to some while others to have the same symptoms, so it is important to try a few to see which one works best for you. ...Read more
Only saline: Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more
Not recommended: Bonjela is not to be used in children and adolescents under the age of 16. This is because there is a possible association between salicylates and reye's syndrome when given to children. Reye's syndrome is a very rare disease which affects the brain and liver and can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use more than one pessary and soak the one not in use to get rid of vaginitis? What solution?
How can you use it for 4 weeks to heal anal fissure if instruction on cloace stool softener box says don't use more that a week to minimize dependency?
Very safe drug: Those instructions on the box are intended for non- physicians and provide legal coverage the drug manufacturer. Colace (docusate sodium) is a very safe non-absorbed drug that can be used chronically if medically necessary. If your doctor has told you to use the medication for 4 weeks, then i recommend doing so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When using lubricants for anal sex, does it need to be water-based or is it safe to use others too?
Water based: Basically water based lubricants are safe. Stick with ky or other medical grade versions. Cjh ...Read more
If haemoroids are obstructing bowel movements is it safer to use a finger or glycerin suppositories?
Glycerine: Probably not. Many 3rd world countries will use expired meds without any issues. In the usa it is not advised. Afterall we are excessive and we do waste. ...Read more
Yes: Balanitis is due to tiny amounts of urine fermenting under the foreskin. Circumcision is easy, quick, and cures it. Keeping urine out of this space prevents it. Gently wash out with water. Blot with paper after passing urine. Retract the skin back at least once a day. If you cannot retract it you should get a circumcision. Colorless Castellani solution is by far the best treatment. ...Read more
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Can you use a suppository for Hemroids preparation H right after using Fleet Glycerin Suppositories for constipation ?
Constipation: If you are requiring the use of suppositories for constipation, you should also be asking why are you conspitated. Something causing physical near obstruction, poor bowel motility, or poorly balanced nutrition and fiber intake? You should check these out first before you venture further in your present quest to deal with your constipation issue. ...Read more
No: It's prescribed as a single daily dosing, 2 sprays per nostril once daily. I've encountered an occasional dosing of twice daily for up to three days, then once daily maintenance dosing. This latter is particularly helpful for acute exacerbations of allergic rhinitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing, get better: Can be better if you take oral pill, talk to pmd. ...Read more
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