Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is Glycerol An Antimicrobial Does Glycerol Have Antimicrobial Properties

Share
Dr. Ana Adelstein
136 doctors shared insights

Glycerin (Definition)

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


3

3
How often can I give my 6 month old infant glycerol? She's over 8kgs and hasn't had a proper bm in a few days I gave her glycerol yesterday

How often can I give my 6 month old infant glycerol? She's over 8kgs and hasn't had a proper bm in a few days I gave her glycerol yesterday

Constipation?: I'm assuming that you mean glycerin suppositories for constipation. Every once in a while these are ok to give. If you are giving one every few days you should try and figure out how to relieve the constipation. Likely you have started some solids by now. Consider giving a small amount of undiluted fruit juice 2-4 oz or a smushed up fresh fruit. Just stay away from bananas. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What is the effectiveness of Glycerol in treating Pseudotumour cerebri?

What is the effectiveness of Glycerol in treating Pseudotumour cerebri?

Not effective: Go with: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (Topamax, Zonegran, Diamox) and diuretics (second line). Serial taps, optic nerve fenestration and shunting. Correction of low thyroid, iron deficiency and Vitamin A issues (too high or too low. Weight loss. ...Read more

5

5
Why isn't glycerol used any more to treat Pseudotumour Cerebri?

Why isn't glycerol used any more to treat Pseudotumour Cerebri?

Poor outcome: Glycerol as a treatment for IIH was abandoned in the mid to late 1960s or early 70s simply because outcomes were poor due to the limits that the body places on losing fluid from the brain no matter how much glycerol one drank. ...Read more

7

7
Is smoking additive free cigarettes like american spirit less harmful then cigarettes that contain ammonia, glycerol, sugar, flavors and other stuff?

Is smoking additive free cigarettes like american spirit less harmful then cigarettes that contain ammonia, glycerol, sugar, flavors and other stuff?

No difference: It is a proven fact that effects of smoking are serious. It can harm nearly every organ of the body. It causes nearly one of every five deaths in the United States each year. Regardless of the brand, flavor or additives tobacco smoke contains more than 7, 000 chemicals. Approximately 70 of them are known to cause cancer. Rec.: ask your pcp for smoking cessation program. ...Read more

8

8
Please help! what is the medical importance of glycerol, retinol, ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol?

Please help! what is the medical importance of glycerol, retinol, ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol?

OPEN ENDED: Your question is too open ended and difficult to answer in this limited space. Come up with a specific question. ...Read more