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Important: The information below refers to products available in the United States that contain glycerin.

Product(s) containing glycerin:

glycerin systemic

Brand names: Fleet Glycerin Suppositories Adult, Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength, Glycerol, Pedia-Lax Liquid Glycerin Suppositories
Drug class(es): laxatives
Glycerin systemic is used in the treatment of:

glycerin ophthalmic

Brand names: Ophthalgan
Drug class(es): ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

glycerin otic

Brand names: E-R-O Ear-Dry
Drug class(es): cerumenolytics

glycerin topical

Brand names: Pretz Irrigation Solution, Pretz Nasal Spray, Orajel Dry Mouth Moisturizing Gel
Drug class(es): topical emollients
Glycerin topical is used in the treatment of:

Multi-ingredient medications containing glycerin:

glycerin/petrolatum/phenylephrine/pramoxine topical

Brand names: Preparation H Maximum Strength
Drug class(es): anorectal preparations
Glycerin/petrolatum/phenylephrine/pramoxine topical is used in the treatment of:

glycerin/phenol topical

Brand names: Ulcerease, Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Throat Spray, Chloraseptic Max Sore Throat Relief Plus Coating Protection
Drug class(es): mouth and throat products
Glycerin/phenol topical is used in the treatment of:

glycerin/propylene glycol ophthalmic

Glycerin/propylene glycol ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

glycerin/witch hazel topical

Brand names: Sani-pads with Aloe, Sani-Clens, Hemorrhoidal Hygiene Pads, Tucks Clear Gel
Drug class(es): anorectal preparations
Glycerin/witch hazel topical is used in the treatment of:

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.