Glycerol SuppositoriesGlycerol 2g Suppositories are used as a stimulant laxative specifically for the treatment of constipation in children.Stimulant laxatives stimulate the nerves of the lower intestine increasing gut motility which provides rapid relief from constipation. Stimulant laxatives may cause abdominal cramping and diarrhoea. Stimulant laxatives should not be used regularly. When suffering from constipation first encourage your child to eat high- fibre foods and drink plenty of foods before using a stimulant laxative. Do not use Glycerol Suppositories if your child:suffers from a blocked bowel or an abdominal problem for which you have not obtained a medical opinion.is allergic (hypersensitive) to glycerol or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).Warnings and precautionsTalk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Glycerol SuppositoriesIf your child is diabetic you should speak to your doctor before using GlycerolSuppositories as they may interfere with levels of sugar in their body.It is not recommended that you use Glycerol Suppositories for long periods of time.If your child needs laxatives every day you should see your doctor.Pregnancy? breastfeeding and fertilityIf you are pregnant or breastfeeding? think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby? ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.Glycerol Suppositories should be avoided in the first three months of pregnancy. Glycerol Suppositories can be used during breastfeeding.Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medication.
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