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What is the shelf life for glycerin tablet?

What is the shelf life for glycerin tablet?

Nitroglycerin??: nitroglycerin is pretty sensitive to light and won't last long - check the bottle for expiration date, and don't count on it to help past that time. if you mean glycerol (like for inducing BM) that is unlikely to ever go bad. ...Read more

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Glycerin (Definition)

Glycerin is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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How effective are glycerin suppositories?

How effective are glycerin suppositories?

Good: They could be quite effective. But if constipation continues please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a glycerin suppository?

What are the effects of a glycerin suppository?

None: It's an inert substance that makes your stools come out. However, if you use it in excess, like anything else in life, you will develop problems. ...Read more

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Are there glycerin and propylene glycol free lotions?

Are there glycerin and propylene glycol free lotions?

CereVe: There is a line of creams, lotions, and cleansers called cereve, which is available over the counter. They are free of propylene glycol. They are expensive but worth it if you are allergic. I have just become aware that I am allergic-- this propylene glycol is everywhere----deodorants, cottonelle wipes, etc, so just switching lotions may not be enough! yikes! good luck to both of us ! ...Read more

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Is vegetable glycerin safe for inhalation? Like for vaporizers

Is vegetable glycerin safe for inhalation? Like for vaporizers

Vegetable glycerin: The most common side effect of inhalation of e-liquid containing vegetable glycerin is a dry mouth, sore throat, and thirst. These symptoms usually last a few days as the body gets used to the vegetable glycerin. These symptoms can be lessened by drinking more water and liquids then usual. ...Read more

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Do glycerin suppositories expire?

Yes: Every medication has expiration date. The date is usually printed on the box and on the wrap of the product. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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What are the ways that fleet liquid glycerin suppositories works?

Mainly 3 ways: Glycerin suppositories are one of the most widely used rectal laxatives for relieving mild to moderate constipation in babies, adults, and children. Glycerin suppositories provide gentle, timely and effective relief from constipation with minimal side effects. Works by irritation, hydration and lubrication. Read more: http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_5501853_do-glycerin-suppositories-w. ...Read more

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Is vegetable glycerin safe for inhalation? As in use for vaporizers

Safe, but...: Vegetable glycerin itself is safe. What concerns me is that you want to smoke e-cigarettes(that is what you mean by "vaporizers", right? Please read this article from the American Academy of Pediatrics before you get into this habit. You obviously care for your health to ask the question. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/substance-abuse/Pages/E-cigarettes.aspx ...Read more

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Can I use glycerin for acne?

Can I use glycerin for acne?

Won't help: You owe it to yourself to use something scientific. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Glycerin USP bad for your teeth?

Glycerin USP bad for your teeth?

No: Glycerine is used in many medicinal forms/additive---as in artificial saliva, moisturizer in nasal sprays, and osmotic laxatives etc...Its use as an artificial saliva should infact have a protective effect on your teeth. I am not a dentist, so you may want to consult your dentist for additional inforamation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are glycerin suppositories safer than senna laxatives?

Are glycerin suppositories safer than senna laxatives?

Senna - Glycerin: Both glycerin and senna laxatives are rather safe, but they do work in different ways. Senna is considered a stimulant laxative and glycerin is a lubricant. Depending on the cause of the constipation, glycerin is the "gentler" option. However, I have seen situations where both senna and glycerin suppositories were used together. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how glycerin suppositories work?

Hyperosmotic laxativ: It works by drawing water into the intestines. The effect is to cause a bowel movement usually within 15 to 60 minutes. ...Read more

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What can happen if you eat a glycerin suppository?

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. ...Read more