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Glycerin rectal, a hyperosmotic laxative, is prescribed as a stool-softener to treat constipation or to cleanse the bowel prior to rectal examinations and/or other intestinal interventional procedures.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

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Glycerin rectal Indications / Glycerin rectal Uses

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Glycerin rectal Adverse Reactions / Glycerin rectal Side Effects

Glycerin rectal can cause mild rectal pain, burning sensation, severe rectal pain, stomach pain or cramps, bloody diarrhoea and abdominal discomfort.

Precautions

Glycerin rectal is contraindicated in patients with glycerin allergy. Glycerin rectal should not be prescribed to patients with ulcerative colitis, toxic megacolon, nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, intestinal blockage and recent changes in bowel habits (over 2 weeks or over).

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

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Dosage

For Constipation (Adults):
As a liquid suppository, 5.6 g, rectally, once. As suppositories, 2-3 g, rectally, once.
 
For Constipation (Pediatric):
As a liquid suppository, 2.3 g, rectally, once for 2 – less than 6 years old. For children 6 years and older, 5.6 g, rectally, once. As suppositories, 1-1.7 g, rectally, once for 2 to less than 6 years old. For children 6 years and over, 2-3 g, rectally, once.

Food(before/after)

No information available

List of Contraindications

Glycerin rectal and Pregnancy

The safety of glycerine rectal in pregnant women is not studied. It may or may not be harmful to an unborn fetus. Pregnant women should not use glycerin rectal.

Glycerin rectal and Lactation

No information available

Glycerin rectal and Children

Glycerin rectal is contraindicated in children younger than 2 years old. Glycerin rectal should be administered only under medical supervision in such age group.

Glycerin rectal and Geriatic

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Glycerin rectal and Other Contraindications

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Storage

Store at 20-25°C.

Lab interference

Store at 20-25°C.

Glycerin rectal brands in India:

Neotomic

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