Glycerin 2g For Childrens - 12 Suppositories

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Medical Content Writer
03/05/2022
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What is Glycerin Children 2g For Constipation Suppositories?

These suppositories are a treatment that is intended to be used to provide relief for the effects of constipation. The active ingredient in these suppositories is glycerol. Glycerol in this suppositories works as a laxative to ease constipation by stimulating the bowels by drawing water to them. This causes a bowel movement.

 

What is the cause of constipation?

Constipation can be caused by a number of conditions. These include:

  • A lack of fibre
  • Not drinking enough fluids
  • Not exercising enough
  • Ignoring the urge to go to the toilet
  • A change in diet
  • Stress or anxiety
  • Medication

In rare cases, constipation can be caused by a medical condition.

 

Who are these suppositories suitable for?

These suppositories are suitable to be used by children aged 1 and over. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the suppositories. If any other form of medication is currently being used, consult a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using these suppositories.

 

How should a Glycerin Children 2g For Constipation Suppository be used?

The suppository should have the protective film removed by tearing the strip at the notch and cutting around the suppository. Wash your hands before using and then dip the suppository in water before inserting it into the child’s back passage. Only use one suppository as required. If symptoms are still present after using, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist for advice.

 

Are there any side effects?

There is a chance of side effects, though it is rare. Potential side effects include bowel irritation and abdominal cramps. If you notice a side effect, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record a side effect using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.

 

More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

 

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Glycerin 2g For Childrens - 12 Suppositories Reviews

By Aisha Elghadi,
January 23, 2024
Exellent worked with my children after bathing they were suffering from constipition for 3days
By Ian,
September 19, 2023
Did its job pretty quickly, good value for money fast delivery too
By C calvert,
July 04, 2023
Worked a treat within 1 hour!
By Amy Obrien ,
August 02, 2022
Good product
By Debs,
July 05, 2022
got these for my daughter who has autism and suffers from constipation they worked a treat in around two hours she had relief very good product thankyou

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