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Glycerin suppository side effects?

Glycerin suppository side effects?

None: That I know of. However would not use it daily, but rather figure out the reason you need one and correct the underying problem whether it be not enough fluids or fiber.

Glycerin Suppository (Definition)

A glycerin suppository is a lubricant, laxative suppository that really has no medical ingredient. It lubricates the bowel and ...Read more


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What are glycerin suppository side-effects?

Slight discharge: Usually no appreciable side effects from glycerin suppositories. There is no medicinal ingredient- they act as a lubricant and can stimulate a bowel movement. May experience slight discharge as the suppository dissolves.

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What are the side effects of a glycerin suppository inserted in the wrong hole?

What are the side effects of a glycerin suppository inserted in the wrong hole?

Virtually none.: Wouldn't worry. I'm assuming you mean vagina rather than mouth, or your aim is really off!

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What are the side effects if a glycerin suppository is inserted in the wrong hole?

What are the side effects if a glycerin suppository is inserted in the wrong hole?

Probably none: Presuming you mean a glycerine suppository inserted into the vagina. If you mean inserted into the mouth, it is unlikely to taste very good. In either event, it is unlikely to cause a bowel movement.

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What are the side effects should a glycerin suppository be accidentally inserted in the wrong hole?

What are the side effects should a glycerin suppository be accidentally inserted in the wrong hole?

None.: Glycerin is a lubricat to aid in defacation. I'm sure you are talking about the vagina. The mouth would be too far off the mark.

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Glycerin suppository side-effects beside the obvious?

Glycerin suppository side-effects beside the obvious?

Not sure what is: Obvious, but glycerine is the mildest of stimulants to help. It is discourage for people during chemotherapy when blood counts are low because anal stimulatin may allow bacterial entry into the blood stream, and bleeding in those with fragile hemorrhoids.

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How much of the fleet pedia-lax liquid glycerin suppositories do I give to my baby (2 1/2 weeks) she hasn't had a bm in 4 days.?

How much of the fleet pedia-lax liquid glycerin suppositories do I give to my baby (2 1/2 weeks) she hasn't had a bm in 4 days.?

Half: If it is thee glycerin suppository, give half (rounded end in first). Are you giving baby any water? Is belly bloated and hard? If no immediate relief with suppository, see a doctor.

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My son is on liquid iron twice a day and it has given him horrible constiption. It's now been 6 days and I've used 3 glycerin suppositories in the mea?

My son is on liquid iron twice a day and it has given him horrible constiption. It's now been 6 days and I've used 3 glycerin suppositories in the mea?

Iron supplements: Constipation (or even diarrhea) is a frequent side effect of iron supplementation. Increasing fluid intake and fiber are good suggestions. Call your prescribing physician - a dose adjustment may be needed.

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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.

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Used a fleets liquid glycerin suppository. All that came out was 3 pebbles. I'm worried. I'm able to pass pebbles daily. Go to ER? Obstruction?

Used a fleets liquid glycerin suppository. All that came out was 3 pebbles. I'm worried. I'm able to pass pebbles daily. Go to ER? Obstruction?

Too early to worry: Constipation needs a lot of time to clear up. If you have severe pain and not passing stool and gas then you need to worry. Please drmkl a lot of fluids and take a high fiber doet

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I used a liquid glycerin suppository last night with almost zero result (2 small, hard stool expulsions) Can I repeat and when should stool be normal?

I used a liquid glycerin suppository last night with almost zero result (2 small, hard stool expulsions) Can I repeat and when should stool be normal?

Let's define problem: Doctors define constipation as stools less frequently than once every 3-4 days. Patients feel they are "constipated" when passing hard or small volume stool, or they feel full & bloated. Been x-rayed to check you're not blocked? We don't know if your gut is sluggish or your rectum works correctly--these can be tested for (sitz marker study & anal manometry, respectively). See a GI specialist.

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I gave myself a pedi-lax that you use for babies. It's a liquid glycerin suppositories. I used it and I'm bleeding from my rectum after having a bowl.

I gave myself a pedi-lax that you use for babies. It's a liquid glycerin suppositories. I used it and I'm bleeding from my rectum after having a bowl.

Glycerin: Should not be that irritating to your body since it is safe for kids. If your bowel movement was huge it could have caused a tear in the anus and that is why you are bleeding. If it continues, you should be seen by your doctor. Chances are it is a local problem after the bm.

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Is it safe to give my 20 day old newborn pedia lax liquid glycerin suppositories if she isn't making regular diapers?

Is it safe to give my 20 day old newborn pedia lax liquid glycerin suppositories if she isn't making regular diapers?

Not recommended: Not without a physical assessment by her pediatrician. At 20 days of age, we don't expect babies to make "regular" diapers. A baby may have a bowel movement with every feed or they may go up to 5 days without pooping. As long as she is feeding well, urinating normally and seems comfortable, I would leave well enough alone. Never give a baby under 2 months of age medicine without discussion w doc.

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I gave my 9 month old a liquid glycerin suppository like his doctor told me to but he spotted a little blood while trying to poop. What could it be?

I gave my 9 month old a liquid glycerin suppository like his doctor told me to but he spotted a little blood while trying to poop. What could it be?

Anal fissure: The appearance of any bright red blood in poo is an indication of a scratch/fissure near the outlet. It is usually found laying on the outside of the poo. Dark red/purple would indicate it came from higher up. This finding is common in infants who have harder or bulkier poops. It self heals.

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Glycerin suppository side effect?

Glycerin suppository side effect?

Probably not.: Glycerin is a pretty common substance, even found even in foods. Local application might cause irritation, but very unlikely to cause any other side effect.

Dr. Louis Gallia
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