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Carefully: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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: 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.
Should be okay: Although this medicine is meant for the rectum, i would not expect any major complications from accidental insertion into the vagina. Watch for any sign of irritation or vaginal discharge, and consult your child's doctor if you have any concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer