Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength Side Effects

Generic Name: glycerin

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of glycerin. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength.

Not all side effects for Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to glycerin: enema, suppositories

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Anal irritation; burning sensation; diarrhea; gas; nausea; stomach cramps.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking glycerin (the active ingredient contained in Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength)

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); rectal bleeding.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to glycerin: compounding liquid, oral solution, rectal enema, rectal suppository

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects associated with rectal administration have included rectal discomfort, irritation, burning or griping, cramping pain, tenesmus, abdominal discomfort, and diarrhea. Hyperemia of the rectal mucosa with minimal amounts of hemorrhage and mucus discharge has been reported.

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