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Can a nurse give rectal suppositories?

Can a nurse give rectal suppositories?

Why yes...: ...that is within their scope of license and expertise. ...Read more

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How do you use a suppository? I am serious?

How do you use a suppository? I am serious?

Insert into rectum: Remove from container and insert into rectum just past the opening.... ...Read more

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When should I take a child's suppository out?

When should I take a child's suppository out?

Children suppository: You do not remove the suppositories.Once you insert in the anus these go up in the rectum and dissolve.If used for constipation like glycerine or Dulcolax it makes the child move bowels, these are epelled out with the stools and there is no absorption.The medicated suppositories are used for absorption of the medicine in a child who is vomiting and help in absoption of meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) suppositori. ...Read more

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Can glucerin suppositories cause rectal damage?

Can glucerin suppositories cause rectal damage?

They shouldn't : When inserted properly, glycerin suppositories should not cause rectal damage, even when used frequently. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: suppository?

A waxy: Device impregnanted with a medication that is inserted in the anus, so that the medication will be absorbed from the rectal mucosa. These can be for consitpation, for anxiety, or for pain, when the oral route is not available. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your body to eventually reject suppositories?

Is it possible for your body to eventually reject suppositories?

Not sure: Do you mean they lose effectiveness or your body cannot tolerate them? Or unable to insert them? Or retain them? Please clarify what you mean. Any prolonged use of the same type of suppository may cause problems--they are for short term use only, so discuss their use with your doctor, he/she may have a better suggestion for you. ...Read more

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My dr gave my suppositories and mirolaxs but after three days still nothing what should I do?

My dr gave my suppositories and mirolaxs but after three days still nothing what should I do?

Obstipation: You can try Magnesium Citrate over the counter once and continue miralax (polyethylene glycol) to ensure softer stools. Your doctor could prescribe Golytely or another type of bowel preparation. Careful with Fleets enemas. Be sure your doctor rules out complete abdominal obstruction and partial obstruction. Drink sufficient water. Exercise as able. Eat high fiber foods like fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Are acitaminophen suppository doses different fm oral doses for kids? If so where can I find a chart showing suppository doses?

Are acitaminophen suppository doses different fm oral doses for kids? If so where can I find a chart showing suppository doses?

10 mg/kg every 6 hrs: Since rectal absorption is similar to oral, or by mouth dosing, you can use this oral dosing standard, its more like 4.5 mg/pound if you are measuring in pounds, since a kg = 2.2 lbs. for children over 12 you can give every 4 hrs for fevers ...Read more

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