Care Glycerin Suppositories FAQ's
What are Care Glycerin Suppositories used for?
Care Glycerin Suppositories are used to relieve constipation by promoting bowel movement through the rectum. They contain glycerin, which softens the stool and helps facilitate easier passage.
How do I use Care Glycerin Suppositories?
To use Care Glycerin Suppositories, follow these steps:
How long does it take for Care Glycerin Suppositories to work?
- Wash your hands before handling the suppository.
- Remove the suppository from its wrapper.
- Lie on your left side with your right knee bent (or in a comfortable position).
- Gently insert the suppository into the rectum pointed end first.
- Push it in about one inch (or as directed on the packaging).
- Remain lying down for a few minutes to allow the suppository to dissolve and take effect.
The glycerin suppositories usually work within 15 to 30 minutes, but it can vary from person to person. If you don't experience relief within an hour, do not use another suppository and consult your doctor.
Can I use Care Glycerin Suppositories during pregnancy?
Pregnant women should consult their healthcare provider before using any medication, including glycerin suppositories, to ensure it is safe for them.
Can I use Care Glycerin Suppositories on a child?
Glycerin suppositories may be used for children, but it's essential to follow the recommended dosage for their age and consult a paediatrician if you have any concerns.
Are there any side effects of Care Glycerin Suppositories?
Common side effects may include mild rectal irritation or a feeling of fullness. If you experience severe discomfort or other unexpected side effects, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional.
Can I use Care Glycerin Suppositories daily?
Glycerin suppositories are generally intended for short-term use. If you have ongoing constipation issues, speak with one of our pharmacists
to determine a suitable long-term management plan.