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Glycerin suppositories doesn't work. What do I do now?

Glycerin suppositories doesn't work. What do I do now?

Glycerin vs enema: If you are experiencing acute constipation or fecal impaction, home glycerin suppository is a good first step. You may also consider a fleets enema or a mineral oil enema as second line. If these are not working, a visit to your md or an er may be necessary for further management. General recommendation is to focus on prevention by plenty of fluids and high-fiber diet on a day to day basis. ...Read more

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Dulcolax suppository doesn't work, is there anything better?

Dulcolax suppository doesn't work, is there anything better?

MOM or miralax (polyethylene glycol): Milk of magnesia or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (glycolax). Puysh the dose until you go. Magnesium citrate and GoLytely work as well. But the bigger question is why are you constipated. If this is new and severe you need to see a physician and may need further testing. ...Read more

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After no BMs in 7 days, is it safe to use ClearLax in the same day as a glycerine suppository? The suppository didn't work.

Yes: I would advise you to follow up with your medical provider. Chronic constipation on your age could be just innapropriate diet but could be something else. ...Read more

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Do suppositories work for fevers of 103 temp?

Do suppositories work for fevers of 103 temp?

Some do: Acetominophen and Ibuprofen containg suppositories will help reduce a fever, while those used for constipation will not. Your pharmacist can suggest some if you are in doubt about what you are using. ...Read more

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How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more

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Does a suppository work quicker than liquid medicine?

Depends: On the absorption of the medication and the pharmacological properties of the medication you are talking about. Since you did not mention a specific medication a direct answer can not be given. ...Read more

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How long does it take terconazole suppositories to work?

How long does it take terconazole suppositories to work?

Effect right away: Effect kicks in right away, but in order to reach peak it will take 4-8 hours after single dose; assuming this is vaginal supp. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how glycerin suppositories work?

Hyperosmotic laxativ: It works by drawing water into the intestines. The effect is to cause a bowel movement usually within 15 to 60 minutes. ...Read more

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What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work?

What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work?

Depends: If one is constipated, use a clear liquid diet for 24hrs, then orally administer mag citrate or go-lytely. If one has an acute diverticulitis, then antibiotics are needed, and a low residue diet should initially be followed. ...Read more

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What should I do next if a glycerin suppository does not work?

What should I do next if a glycerin suppository does not work?

Depends: On why you are using it. If you are constipated and it doesn't help you poop, then try drinking more water and increasing p-fruits...Peach, pear plum, pineapple, papaya. Peas, pumpkin, pomegranate...If you are severely constipated, ask your doctor about other methods....Increased fiber can help, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help, etc. You may need guidance for best results. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are vitamin suppositories? If so, how well do they work?

Do you know if there are vitamin suppositories? If so, how well do they work?

There are: Vitamin suppositories. They work well. I have seen them used for patients who have had gastric bypass and have malabsorption problems. It is preferred to use vitamin suppositories than IV vitamin supplement. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I have a intestional blockage it started when I got the flu 4 days ago. The 2 suppository I took didn't work. I took one laxitive orally, nothing. Help!

I have a intestional blockage it started when I got the flu 4 days ago. The 2 suppository I took didn't work. I took one laxitive orally, nothing. Help!

Constipation: Not sure how you were diagnosed with an intestional blockage. Are you not having a bowel movement.?
Could you be describing constipation or when you have not had a bowel movement?
Complete intestinal obstruction requires ER visit.
Constipation can be solved with laxative, fiber, more water. Buy these at a pharmacy speak w pharmacist.
Consult Doctor for definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take a rectal temp 20 min after giving toddler a suppository if it didn't work? Could that cause bowel perforation?

Can I take a rectal temp 20 min after giving toddler a suppository if it didn't work? Could that cause bowel perforation?

No: I assume your toddler took some suppository for fever. It would not effect so quickly so I will give another 20 minutes before I take the temp/onset of action 30min to 4 hr/.

It won't cause any perforation if you use it properly. ...Read more

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10 months bright red anal bleeding. Dr. Prescribed 2/day anugesic hc suppositories for 2 weeks with fo stool test. Sups didn't work... What should I do?

10 months bright red anal bleeding. Dr. Prescribed 2/day anugesic hc suppositories for 2 weeks with fo stool test. Sups didn't work... What should I do?

See a surgeon.: Bright red blood is usually caused by something low in the rectum or anal region. Hemorrhoids (either internal or external) or rectal fissures are the most common causes. If your symptoms aren't improving, consider seeing a general surgeon or a colorectal surgeon to see if there is anything they can do. ...Read more

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Hi my 9 year old daughter has held her poop for so long that enemas, suppositories, and Mira lax won't work please help me with advise?

Hi my 9 year old daughter has held her poop for so long that enemas, suppositories, and Mira lax won't work please help me with advise?

Complete evaluation: She needs to be evaluated by a pediatric gastroenterologist and or developmental pediatrician. This is much more common than you would expect, and treatment requires that you both become educated on how it developed and the long road to recovery. It can be fixed, but only through education and strict adherance to a rehabilitation plan. ...Read more

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What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work? Enema?

What should I do if a glycerin suppository does not work? Enema?

Maybe: You can try a fleet mineral oil enema. As long as you don't have an infectious process in your belly and are sure you do not have a bowel obstruction from prior surgery or some other cause, go on liquids and take 1-2 tbsp of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every 12 hours and you can try 1-2 tablespooons of mineral oil every 12 hours, until you have had a bowel movement and feel emptied. If doesn't resolve with abo. ...Read more

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How long does 100mg diclocfenac suppository take to work for kidney stone pain?

How long does 100mg diclocfenac suppository take to work for kidney stone pain?

Explanation: Kidney stone pain could be different in severity. Pain medication may help in some cases within 30-40 min. Hope it will work in your condition. If no relief in hour, you need to try something else. ...Read more

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Recent UC flare, on 750 ml balsalazide 3 capsules 3 times day. Dr prescribed canasa suppository. Will canasa work immediately overnight or in a week?

Recent UC flare, on 750 ml balsalazide 3 capsules 3 times day. Dr prescribed canasa suppository. Will canasa work immediately overnight or in a week?

Not overnight: But hopefully soon! It'll probably take time to calm things down but if you haven't had any improvement by a week, you should let your GI doc know. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Will Monistat 1 (tioconazole) suppository still work if it's not put far enough in?

Will Monistat 1 (tioconazole) suppository still work if it's not put far enough in?

Usually: As long as the yeast infection is not severe than the product should disperse on it's own enough to resolve the issue. Usually treatment takes more than one insertion so be more vigilant with the next insertion. ...Read more

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Tried everything had Nothing works to treat my constipation but doc says use glycerin suppositories as needed. Is this safe? I use them weekly

Safe: Glycerin suppositories are safe, but you should not need to use them to treat your constipation on a regular basis. There are better options, but it is important that you discuss them with those who treat your Gilbert's disease and hypothyroidism. Don't underestimate the effectiveness of a healthy, high fiber diet and adequate hydration. Also, when was the least time your thyroid was checked? ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed me mesalamine enema for hemorroids today. Will the enema or mesalamine suppositories work better?

Not sure: Mesalamine enemas are used for colitis that extends up to the second half the colon, while mesalamine suppositories are used for colitis of the rectum (proctitis). I do not use mesalamine for hemorrhoids. So you may want to double check on this with your doctor. ...Read more

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No urge to poop. Suppository did not work. When got urge only sup came out. Still no urge. Constipation or poop just not ready?

No urge to poop. Suppository did not work. When got urge only sup came out. Still no urge. Constipation or poop just not ready?

Constipation: How long have you been without urge or bowel movement? I recommend some mild exercise, and some people respond well to prunes, cantaloupe, caffeine, raisins. Drink plenty of water too. If still no "results", then see an M.D. ...Read more