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Glycerin Laxative

Medically reviewed on January 12, 2018

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: Glycerin 2.1g
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 37205-320

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 suppository)

Glycerin, USP 2.1 grams

Purpose

Laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

  • generally produces bowel movement in 1 ⁄ 4 to 1 hour

Warnings

For rectal use only

Do not use

laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • abdominal 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

  • you 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.

Directions

adults and children
6 years and over

1 suppository per day or as
directed by a doctor

children 2 to under 6 years

use pediatric glycerin suppositories

children under 2 years

ask a doctor

  • insert 1 suppository well up into rectum and retain for 15 minutes

  • it need not melt to produce laxative action

Other information
  • keep tightly closed

  • avoid excessive heat

Inactive ingredients

purified water, sodium hydroxide, stearic acid

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 37205-320-63

LEADER®

Glycerin Suppositories

LAXATIVE

Compare to Fleet® active ingredient*

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

Tamper Evident. Do not use if printed inner seal is broken or missing.

25 Adult Size

DISTRIBUTED BY CARDINAL HEALTH
DUBLIN, OHIO 43017
CIN 1390723
www.myleader.com
1-800-200-6313

All Leader® Brand products are 100% satisfaction guaranteed or return to place of purchase for a full refund.

*Fleet® is a registered trademark of C.B. Fleet Co., Inc.

19-10126LR3C

GLYCERIN LAXATIVE  
glycerin suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37205-320
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Glycerin (Glycerin) Glycerin2.1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Water 
Sodium Hydroxide 
Stearic Acid 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37205-320-6325 SUPPOSITORY (SUPPOSITORY) in 1 BOX
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33404/03/2002
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)
Registrant - G & W Laboratories, Inc. (001271188)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
G & W Laboratories, Inc.001271188MANUFACTURE(37205-320)

 
Cardinal Health

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