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Colace glycerin, usp 2.1 grams - adults and children


Colace (glycerin) Suppositories--laxative for adults and children

Active Ingredient (per suppository):   Colace Suppositories contains glycerin, USP 2.1 grams

Inactive Ingredients:   purified water, sodium hydroxide, stearic acid


Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). Generally produces a bowel movement in 1/4 to 1 hour.


For rectal use only. Do not use laxative products for longer than 1 week unless told to do so by a doctor. Ask a doctor before use if you have stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks. When using this product you may have rectal discomfort or a burning sensation. Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


adults and children 6 years
of age and over
Insert 1 suppository well into the rectum and retain for 15 minutes; it need not melt to produce laxative action. Do not exceed 1 suppository daily or as directed by a doctor.
children under 6 years
use Colace Suppositories for infants and children
Other information
avoid excessive heat. Keep tightly closed.

How Supplied

Adults and Children Suppositories:   Jars of 12, 24, 48, 100.

Stamford, CT 06901-3431


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