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CVS Pharmacy GLYCERIN SUPPOSITORIES LAXATIVE

Medically reviewed on February 12, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Glycerin 5.4g
Labeler: CVS PHARMACY, INC.
NDC Code: 59779-009

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient (in each 5.4 mL average delivered dose)

Glycerin 5.4 g.................Hyperosmotic Laxative

Use

For relief of occasional constipation

Warnings

For rectal use only

May cause rectal discomfort or a burning sensation

Ask a doctor before using any laxative if you have
  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks
  • already used a laxative for more than 1 week 

Stop using this product and consult a doctor if you have
  • rectal bleeding
  • no bowel movement after use of a laxative
These symptoms may indicate a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

Single daily dosage

adults and children 6 years and over
1 suppository or as directed by a doctor
children 2 to under 6 years
use CVS pharmacy Children's Liquid Glycerin Suppositories
children under 2 years
consult a doctor

Left-side position. Lie on left side with knees bent and arms resting comfortably.
Knee-chest position. Kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface with left arm folded comfortably.
Administering the laxative: CAUTION: REMOVE GREEN PROTECTIVE COVER BEFORE INSERTING. Hold unit upright, grasping bulb of unit with fingers. Grasp green protective cover with other hand, twist one revolution and pull green cover off and discard. With steady pressure, insert tip into rectum with a slight side-to side movement, with tip pointing toward navel.
Do not force the applicator tip into the rectum, as this can cause injury. Insertion may be easier if person receiving suppository bears down as if having a bowel movement. This helps relax the muscles around the anus. Squeeze the bulb until nearly all liquid is expelled. While continuing to squeeze the bulb, remove the tip from the rectum and discard unit. It is not necessary to empty unit completely. The unit contains more than the amount of liquid needed for effective use. A small amount of liquid will remain in the unit after squeezing.

Other Information
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement within 15 minutes to 1 hour
  • Tamper Evident: If the bottle is open do not use

Inactive Ingredients

edetate disodium, purified water

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-545-3635

CVS PHARMACY GLYCERIN SUPPOSITORIES  LAXATIVE
glycerin liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-009
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Glycerin (Glycerin) Glycerin5.4 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
EDETATE DISODIUM 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-009-044 LIQUID (SUPPOSITORY) in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33406/03/2002
Labeler - CVS PHARMACY, INC. (062312574)

 
CVS PHARMACY, INC.

Further information

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