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Glycerin Infant 1g For Constipation – 12 Suppositories

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Glycerin Infant 1g For Constipation – 12 Suppositories


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What are Glycerin Infant 1g For Constipation Suppositories?

These suppositories are a treatment intended for infants who are suffering from the effects of constipation. These suppositories contain the active ingredient glycerol. Glycerol works in these suppositories by stimulating the bowel and encouraging movement. This is done by pushing water to the intestines.


What is constipation?

Constipation is a common condition that can affect anyone. The condition can be felt by a stomach ache or the feeling of being bloated. The causes of constipation can vary depending on the person, but that are multiple potential causes. These are:

  • Not eating enough fibre
  • Not drinking enough
  • Overfeeding and having too much milk
  • In rare cases, a medical condition

The cause of constipation may not always be obvious.


Who are these suppositories suitable for?

These suppositories are suitable to be used by infants under 1 year of age only. They should not be used the child is allergic to the ingredients contained in the suppositories. If you are using any other medication, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.


How should Glycerin Infant 1g For Constipation Suppositories 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?

Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. 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 that you notice 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

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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