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Normally, I have patients lie on their left side and with their fingers push the suppository into their rectum and wait a few minutes before getting up.
Ideally suppositories are taken at night because they are less likely to fall out when lying down. ...Read more
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
Virtually none.: Wouldn't worry. I'm assuming you mean vagina rather than mouth, or your aim is really off! ...Read more
Very foul smelling anal discharge after using suppository (Proctodan), is this leakage from the suppository? I inserted it in morning, it is now night.
Use as directed: According to the company website that medication is only approved for anal administration. It is safest to follow the directions as indicated. ...Read more
What are the side effects should a glycerin suppository be accidentally inserted in the wrong hole?
What if tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository 100mg wrongly inserted to the urethra or vagina of 6.5 months baby girl?
Poor baby & poor you: Obviously should not have happened, however baby will most likely be fine & recover completely. I would avoid that health care provider in future no matter how contraite s/he is. ...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
Been having formed BM soft but Difficulty in passing. Tonight burned when inserting canassa suppository?
NOT ENOUGH INFORMATI:
It is difficult to answer your question as we need more information. Apparantly you are under the care of a Gastroenterologist. If you continue feeling bunring and difficulty passing stools, you should consult your GI Specialist who knows your case
These symptoms are not unusual in patients with Crohn's Disease ...Read more
Please tell me the onset of action of Phenergan (promethazine) suppositories? How long after inserting can I use the restroom? How long will the medicine last?
After inserting the glycerine suppository it slipped out after 3 minutes. No bm after 1 hour. Should I use another one?
Suppositories: Yes, go ahead and try another one. 3 minutes is not long enough for it to get absorbed and start working, especially if you saw it intact when it came out. To prevent constipation, consider adding fiber to your diet (beans, fruits, veggies, whole gains) and limit cheese and meats. Drink plenty of water. ...Read more
Dose: You need to verify dose with her doctor. As long as she has no contraindication for acetomenophen the usual dose is 10-15 mg/kg/dose, up to every 4 hours. Please verify with your baby's doctor. ...Read more
8 wks, 1 day. Tonight when I inserted a progesterone suppository there was a speck of blood in the discharge on the applicator. Cause for concern?
Would it be safe to insert acidophilus capsule into vagina, does capsule dissolve or should I break capsule and insert only the powder with suppository?
Safe: It is safe to use vaginally. The forms you buy at the store are likely made to dissolve in stomach acid so it might not dissolve completely vaginally. We used to tell women to put live culture yogurt in the vagina to restore the normal flora! ...Read more
My newborn hasn't had a bad a bowel for the last 3 weeks on his own. We took him to the dr and the dr inserted his finger which helped him to have a bowel the next day. The following week he had to have a suppository which made him have a bowel within 2 h
See pediatrician: There are too many questions I have that can not be answered in this format - usually that is a good indicator that you should make an appointment for him to be seen again by your pediatrician. Have a list of your concerns so that you remember to ask. An alternative would be to register for the prime service (account for your baby) where you can speak directly with a physician here on HealthTap. ...Read more
YES the IUD is inside your uterus. ...the rest is OUTSIDE
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Accidentally inserted infants tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository in 2 year olds vagina. What do I do? It has already dissolved.
Not from glycerin: The assumption is you are using a suppository because you are constipated. As it stimulates bowels to work you may have cramps as intestines try to move things out. Emptying the bowels in a normal function is helpful...Removes toxins....And we feel better. ...Read more
I use metronidazole suppository once aday. Yesterday the supp metled so I couldn't insert it fully, it became cream- like and I kept pushing it to the inside. Does that count or it's like I missed a dose?
Dose: As long as you got the medicine in, it should work. ...Read more
Boric Acid suppositories compounded for yeast. TINY cut on finger. Could this poison me while inserting it? No symptoms currently, just paranoid
Suppositories/cut: Not likely You can get cots to put on your finger. Like a small condom. ...Read more
I'm a male and feel like I may have developed a yeast infection in my anus. Is it safe to insert a vaginal monistat suppository in there? Thank you.
I have 3 cysts on my left ovary, my doctor has me inserting 400mg progesterone suppository nightly. I started my period, should I stop using them?
Cannot tell: What is your age? Any other associated problems? ...Read more
When taking hydrocortisone acetate suppositories for hemorrhoids, how far up are you supposed to insert them?
Not far: Just enough so that they stay in. ...Read more
Taking 3 day treatment for yeast infection. First suppository was inserted last night. Today there is no discharge, does this mean it isn't working?
You should continue the treatment as prescribed. Lack of discharge is more likely to indicate that treatment is working.
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