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Topic: Suppository

In the News (Wed 20 Feb 19)

  Inserting a Rectal Suppository
Suppositories typically have a pointed end to facilitate insertion.
It is common to feel a sharp ridge along the sides of the suppository, left over from the manufacturing process.
Hold the suppository by the non pointed end and insert the tip into the anal opening.
www.geocities.com /md_duba/gp22.html   (325 words)

  Patent 7,135,191
The suppository comprises a vaccine and/or vaccine adjuvant(s) comprising fractionated or whole cell or purified cellular constituents whether native, mutated, synthetic, cloned or recombinantly-expressed pathogenic microbial or viral protein lipids or nucleic acid constituents that are capable of stimulating humoral- or cellular-mediated immune responses against which the pathogens or constituents correspond.
The suppository comprises a vaccine and/or vaccine adjuvant(s) that is prepared by either purifying native pathogen constituents, by synthesis or recombinant expression of protein or genetic components of native pathogens or by purifying synthetic, mutated or cloned pathogen-derived nucleic acid sequences.
The suppository base confers a degree of miscibleness with the mucous membrane surfaces of the vagina or rectum, wherein suspended particles of the vaccine and/or vaccine adjuvant(s) are in contact with such mucous membrane surfaces for a sufficient amount of time to elicit a humoral- or cell-mediated immune response.
www.pharmcast.com /Patents100/Yr2006/Nov2006/111406/7135191_Urogenital111406.htm   (1296 words)

 Suppository Precautions
Lubrication of suppositories with mineral oil or petrolatum is not recommended since it may interfere with the action of the suppository
Suppositories containing sodium should not be used by individuals with congestive heart failure, hypertension, dehydration, or renal function impairment unless directed by a doctor.
Senna suppositories produce results in 30 minutes, but may not produce results in some individuals for up to 2 hours.
www.fruit-eze.com /precautions/suppository_precautions.html   (571 words)

 G & W Labs - Suppository Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An in-depth discussion on the expanded utility of suppositories in clinical pharmacy practice was the main thrust of a roundtable held in Seattle, Washington on November 12, 1998.
Suppositories have been shown to be a safe and efficacious way to deliver medications, particularly in emergency situations.
Suppositories are being explored to deliver hypoglycemic agents to diabetic patients with diabetic gastroparesis and to deliver medication to patients with poorly controlled Parkinson's disease.
www.gwlabs.com /round.jsp   (919 words)

 Gynecological urethral suppository - Patent 5085650
The unique structure of the urethral suppository facilitates retention of the urethral suppository in the uretha such that medicament may be topically applied to the urethra, the urethral meatus, the bladder trigone, the bladder itself, and the ureters in an effort to cure urethral syndrome, trigonitis and posterior urethritis.
That is, the suppository must be of such a size that it is retained in the urethra and yet must not be of such a size that it causes undue discomfort during insertion and use.
Insertion of the suppository is greatly facilitated by the shape of the insertion surface of the bulbous head, which renders the insertion of the suppository relatively easy and painless.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5085650.html   (1552 words)

 Laboratory Exercise 5
Suppositories are suited particularly for producing local action, but may also be used to produce a systemic effect or to exert a mechanical effect to facilitate emptying the lower bowel.
Suppositories made with glycerinated gelatin must be kept in well-closed containers in a cool place since they will absorb and dissolve in atmospheric moisture.
The suppository "pipe" or cylinder tends to crack or hollow in the center, especially when the mass is insufficiently kneaded and softened.
pharmlabs.unc.edu /suppository/text.htm   (2023 words)

 EDTA suppository protocol
In regards to the amount of suppositories a client may take, there are three ‘levels’ that a client choose.
In regards to the frequency of suppositories a client may take, there are three ‘levels’ that a client choose.
While from an ingredient point of view, one box of ten 365 mg suppositories is the equivalent to only one 3 gram I.V., some doctors think that one box has the effect of two 3 gram I.V.’s.
www.medicardium.com /suppository-chelation-protocol.htm   (436 words)

 EDTA studies
Suppositories should be stored in your freezer and used when frozen as well.
When the suppository is made, there is always a bit of air at the bottom of the suppository due to the manufacturing process.
To fix it, simply put the remaining suppositories (still inside their plastic wrapper) in a bowl full of warm water with the points facing down for 5 minutes or until they have become soft.
www.medicardium.com /suppository-chelation-faq.htm   (852 words)

 HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORY side effects, medical uses, and drug interactions.
USES: This medication is used to relieve swelling, irritation and itching associated with hemorrhoids.
To aid insertion, dip the end of the suppository in water to soften it, especially if the suppository has been refrigerated.
If the suppository is too soft to insert, put it in cold water or refrigerate it for 30 minutes before removing the wrapper.
www.medicinenet.com /hemorrhoidal_suppository/article.htm   (412 words)

Rectal suppositories are commonly used in the treatment of constipation and for administration of drugs for systemic absorption.
Progesterone suppositories are used in the treatment of numerous disorders and symptoms, ranging from premenstrual syndrome to complications with pregnancy.
There are a number of commercially available suppository bases that have similar characteristics as the cocoa butter base but have been slightly modified to yield a base that is easier to work with.
www.rx.uga.edu /main/home/dstrong/PHRM4130/SUPP06.html   (1190 words)

 Suppository Stories
Now, ordinarily, suppositories are inserted into the rectum, and they dissolve there.
Be aware that suppositories are for rectal use only and that the wrappers must be removed first.
Even though suppositories are not meant to be eaten, it usually isn't harmful if someone does, but the medication will probably not work as well.
www.ismp.org /Newsletters/consumer/alerts/Suppository.asp   (157 words)

 Suppository applicator - Patent 5662601
A suppository applicator is disclosed having a cylindrical, hollow barrel forming a suppository chamber at one end, and guiding a plunger shaft at the other end.
The suppository applicator as described in claim 1, wherein said barrel, said plunger, and said stop shield are formed of injected molded plastic material.
Briefly described according to one embodiment of the present invention, a suppository applicator is disclosed having a cylindrical, hollow barrel forming a suppository chamber at one end, and guiding a plunger shaft at the other end.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5662601.html   (1627 words)

 How to Give a Rectal Suppository   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While it is still in the wrapper, run the suppository under cold water to be sure it is firm.
Using one finger, gently push the suppository up into the rectum until there is no resistance (the maximum distance will be two to three inches).
After the suppository has been inserted, hold your child's buttocks together until the immediate urge to go to the bathroom passes.
www.theapothecaryshop.com /howto/rectalsuppository.html   (263 words)

 Tucks Suppository 12ct
Remove wrapper before inserting into the rectum as follows: Hold suppository upright (with words ""pull apart"" at top) and carefully separate foil by inserting tip of fingernail at foil split.
Avoid excessive handling of suppository which is designed to melt at body temperature.
If suppository seems soft, hold in foil wrapper under cold water for 2 or 3 minutes.
www.hocks.com /hocks_com_on_line_pharmacy/2394211.html   (262 words)

 Magic Bullet - Magic Bullet Suppository Box of 100 at AllegroMedical.com
The Magic Bullet Suppositories are a laxative stimulant for rectal use and bowel management programs.
The Magic Bullet® Suppository is designed to help minimize the cost and excessive time involved in most bowel programs.
The Magic Bullet Suppository stimulates the bowel as its base is water soluble (polyethel glycol) and causes our bisacodyl to disperse within minutes after insertion.
www.allegromedical.com /bathroom-assists-c517/magic-bullet-suppository-p190938.html   (345 words)

 How to Insert a Suppository Dog
You can also easily administer a suppository when the dog is lying on its side.
Later on, when he's already used to it, it might just be enough with someone holding him by his neck hair, while another grabs the tail with his left hand and introduces the suppository with the left.
If it is lubricated, it will slide in better.To finish, you should put pressure on his tail against his behind for a while and go for a short walk.
www.seefido.com /html/how_to_insert_a_suppository_do.htm   (123 words)

 CHLORAL HYDRATE (Rectal) (Suppository) - [Medication]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Remove the foil or wrapper from the suppository before inserting it.
To make the suppository easier to insert, you may use a lubricating gel such as K-Y® Jelly, but do not use petroleum jelly (Vaseline®).
Place the suppository in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before you unwrap and use it.
www.luhs.org /health/kbase/htm/mdx-/qudr/5217/mdx-qudr5217.htm   (611 words)

 BBC - Nottingham Students - My first... suppository
Well he omitted to mention the suppository first time round, but in a follow up conversation his memory came flooding back.
The morning after I had the suppository I tried to cough up what I thought was a really huge piece which was really hurting the back of my throat.
Just for the record, a suppository gets to work faster than any other form of medicine because it goes in so close to your stomach and subsequently gets absorbed a lot quicker into your blood.
www.bbc.co.uk /nottingham/students/2003/12/my_first_suppository.shtml   (796 words)

 EDTA Suppository Chelation
EDTA suppositories are totally absorbed within 30 minutes of insertion.
Ten of these suppositories are equivalent to one 3-gram I.V. treatment.
To remove suppository, separate the two plastic strips at the pointed end of the suppository wrapper and peel back.
www.spiritofhealing.com /webstore/aminoacid/pages/Medicardium_EDTA_Suppository.htm   (213 words)

 HYDROCORTISONE - RECTAL SUPPOSITORY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HOW TO USE: If the suppository is too soft to insert, put it in cold water or refrigerate for 30 minutes before removing the foil wrapper.
Unwrap the foil and moisten the suppository with a little water.
Hydrocortisone suppositories should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
www.personalmd.com /drgdb/3021.htm   (579 words)

 EDTA Suppository Chelation Program
If your bowels are not moving properly you may experience a healing crisis, which is usually brought on by toxins not being able to leave the body fast enough.
Since the bowels are one of the primary source for toxic elimination it is important to keep them moving.
These suppositories are totally absorbed within 30 minutes of insertion.
www.spiritofhealing.com /webstore/kits/pages/edta_chelation.htm   (511 words)

Make progesterone suppositories and calculate the density factor of progesterone in a PEG base (prepare for 12 suppositories, but dispense only 10).
When the suppositories are congealed, remove them from the mold.
Remelt the suppositories (steam bath may be used to melt PEG off sides of beaker).
pharmlabs.unc.edu /suppository/text1.procedure.htm   (957 words)

 HLC Candaclear Pharmax
HLC Candaclear™ is a natural probiotic vaginal suppository, which has been specifically designed for women who experience vaginal discomfort.
The lining of the healthy vagina supports a vast population of “friendly” bacteria, the most abundant of which are a type called the lactobacilli.
Allicin - the most active antimicrobial substance found in the ‘Allium’ group of food plants, which Pharmax scientists discovered had no negative effects on the beneficial population of lactobacillus acidophilus that naturally occur in the vagina and which are also present in Candaclear™.
www.rockwellnutrition.com /product.asp?itemid=61   (567 words)

Due to possibility of cross – sensitivity, Piroxicam suppositories should not be given to patients with hypersensitivity to Aspirin, iodide and other NSAIDs.
Concomitant administration of Piroxicam and Ritonavir may result in increased plasma concentrations of Piroxicam and carries increased risk of toxicity, use together should be avoided.
Recommended dose is 20 mg or one suppository per day for Rheumatic disease.
www.behvazan.com /piroxicam.htm   (287 words)

 glycerine suppository   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The glycerine suppository is inserted into the rectum and must stay there for at least 15 minutes.
To insert the suppository, open the package and dip the tip in water.
Keep the suppositories in a safe place, often the refrigerator, out of the reach of children and pets.
www.cancersource.com /LibraryAndResources/DrugGuide/54,30420   (528 words)

 Anticonvulsant Drug Therapy: Nembutal: Neurology: UI Health Topics
The Nembutal suppository is used to stop a prolonged seizure (generally a seizure lasting longer than 15 minutes).
The suppository is administered rectally and is absorbed into the colon.
Dosage: The dosage of the Nembutal suppository varies according to a child's age, but usually a child will be prescribed 2-4 mg/kilogram of body weight.
www.uihealthcare.com /topics/medicaldepartments/neurology/anticonvulsantdrugtherapy/nembutal.html   (113 words)

 PFIZER Tucks Suppository - Forces of Nature
The PFIZER Tucks Suppository will act as a lubricant to ease out the painful bowel movements when the skin is dry and soring.
It is a clear warning that the PFIZER Tucks Suppository cannot be used by the pregnant mothers or breastfeeding mothers and also for children under twelve years old without doctor's advice.
Why there is itchiness is because in most cases the patients may also experience a discharge of mucus after a bowel movement causing the area affected to be itchy.
www.forces-of-nature.net /topics/hemorrhoids/PFIZER_Tucks_Suppository_2.htm   (785 words)

 National MS Society | Sani-Supp suppository (Glycerin)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A glycerin suppository is a hyperosmotic laxative that draws water into the bowel from surrounding body tissues.
If the suppository is too soft to insert, refrigerate it for thirty minutes or hold it under cold water before removing the foil wrapper.
Glycerin suppositories often produce results within fifteen minutes to one hour.
www.nationalmssociety.org /Meds-Glycerin.asp   (519 words)

 Glycerine Suppository Model 51114_BX at AllegroMedical.com
The Glycerine Suppository are a gentle, fast-acting way to relieve occasional constipation.
InstructionsAdults and Children 6 years of age and over: Insert one suppository well into the rectum and retain for about 15 minutes.
Children under 6 years old: Use glycerin suppositories for children.
www.allegromedical.com /dietary-supplements-c522/glycerine-suppository-p192237.html   (52 words)

 Christopher Enterprises, Inc.
The defendants stated in their advertising and promotional materials that their comfrey products were safe to take orally, as suppositories, or to be applied to open wounds, and that even pregnant women, infants, and children could safely use their products internally.
The defendants also claimed their comfrey products, recommended for internal consumption, were effective in treating and/or curing asthma, colds, coughs, lung congestion, sore throats, emphysema, bronchitis, tuberculosis, broken bones, curvature of the spine, polio, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cancer.
In addition, the defendants claimed their suppository products were effective in treating prolapsed bowel and uterus, yeast infection and herpes simplex.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2001/07/chrisenter.htm   (1120 words)

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