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Sani-Supp (Adult) Rect



This product is used to relieve occasional constipation. Glycerin belongs to a class of drugs known as hyperosmotic laxatives. It works by drawing water into the intestines. This effect usually results in a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes.The normal frequency of bowel movements varies from once daily to 1 to 2 times weekly. Constipation is best treated by drinking plenty of fluids (four to six 8-ounce glasses daily), eating foods high in fiber, and exercising regularly.

 
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Sani-Supp (Adult) Rect

Uses
This product is used to relieve occasional constipation. Glycerin belongs to a class of drugs known as hyperosmotic laxatives. It works by drawing water into the intestines. This effect usually results in a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes.The normal frequency of bowel movements varies from once daily to 1 to 2 times weekly. Constipation is best treated by drinking plenty of fluids (four to six 8-ounce glasses daily), eating foods high in fiber, and exercising regularly.
Notes
  • Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.

Storage
  • Refer to storage information on the package label.
  • Protect from high heat.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.
  • Keep all drug products away from children and pets.


How To Use
  • This product is for rectal use only.
  • Read and follow all directions on the product package, or use as directed by your doctor.
  • If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • If the suppository is too soft to insert, chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or run cold water over it before removing the foil wrapper.Wash your hands before and after using this product.
  • If the medication is wrapped in foil, remove the foil wrapper.
  • If desired, the suppository may be moistened with lukewarm water.
  • Do not use petroleum jelly or mineral oil.
  • Doing so may cause the product to be less effective.
  • Lie on your left side with the right knee slightly bent.
  • Using your finger, gently insert the suppository well up into the rectum, pointed end first.
  • After insertion, stay in position for 15 to 20 minutes if possible until you feel a strong urge to have a bowel movement.
  • This product does not need to melt completely to produce an effect.Do not use this product more than once daily unless otherwise directed by your doctor.If this product is used too frequently, it may cause loss of normal bowel function and an inability to have a bowel movement without using the product (laxative dependence).
  • If you notice symptoms of overuse, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, decreased weight, or weakness, contact your doctor promptly.Consult your doctor promptly if you do not have a bowel movement after using this product or if you think you may have a serious medical problem.

Side Effects
  • Rectal irritation/burning, abdominal discomfort/cramps, or small amounts of mucus in the stool may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to use this product, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this product do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: rectal bleeding, persistent urge to have a bowel movement, persistent diarrhea.Persistent diarrhea may result in a serious loss of body water (dehydration).
  • Contact your doctor promptly if you notice any symptoms of dehydration, such as unusual decreased urination, unusual dry mouth/increased thirst, lack of tears, dizziness/lightheadedness, or pale/wrinkled skin.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using glycerin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions.
  • Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: rectal bleeding, intestinal blockage (obstruction).Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other bowel problems (e.g., ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids), current stomach/abdominal symptoms (e.g., pain, cramping, persistent nausea/vomiting).Consult your doctor before using this product if you have had a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks or if you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week.
  • These could be symptoms of a serious medical problem.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Not applicable.

Drug Interactions
  • If you are using this product under your doctor's direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.

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