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When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

Possibly: While I don't know why you were using indomethacin suppositories for 4 years, I would think moving away from that is a good idea. Great! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such a indomethacin do cause fluid retention and I think it is very possible you will lose a little weight from fluid losses. I would be surprised if it were more than 2-4 pounds, though. Good wishes:) ...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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Can you tell me how glycerin suppositories work?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 yr old at 39 lbs 120mg acetaminifin suppository is not enough for his weight? How do I get the right dose if they only have 120mg suppos? Cuthowmuch

You could do 2: The use of 2x120mm=240mg for a 39lb (17.7kg) falls into the range of 10-15mg/kg (180-266mg) that is safe for short term use. Be aware that supossitories are sometimes erratically absorbed & a switch to an oral form when tolerated is advised. ...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 dont 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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Doctor prescribed me mesalamine enema for hemorroids today. Will the enema or mesalamine suppositories work better?

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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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