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Children suppository: You do not remove the suppositories.Once you insert in the anus these go up in the rectum and dissolve.If used for constipation like glycerine or dulcolax it makes the child move bowels, these are epelled out with the stools and there is no absorption.The medicated suppositories are used for absorption of the medicine in a child who is vomiting and help in absoption of meds like tylenol suppositori. ...Read more
On side: The easiest position to put a suppository into a child is to have them lie on their side with their knees drawn up towards their chest. Touch the suppository to the rectum and apply steady pressure. The rectal muscle should relax, allowing the suppository to be inserted. Depending on the age of the child, you may need help holding. ...Read more
What should my sister in law do if she gave her child too much phenergan? She gave a 3 year old 25lb child a 12.5mg suppository instead of cutting it in half. What should she watch for or do?
Obstipation: You can try Magnesium Citrate over the counter once and continue miralax to ensure softer stools. Your doctor could prescribe Golytely or another type of bowel preparation. Careful with Fleets enemas. Be sure your doctor rules out complete abdominal obstruction and partial obstruction. Drink sufficient water. Exercise as able. Eat high fiber foods like fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I take 3 suppositories in one day? I took 2 earlier in afternoon. It didn't help. Can I take 1 more at night to relieve myself?
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