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Lennon Glycerin Suppositories 12
Scheduling status: S0. Proprietary name (and dosage form): Lennon glycerin suppositories for infants and children. Composition: Each 1.26 g suppository contains: Glycerin 0.891 ml. Pharmacological classification: A 11.6 lubricants and faecal softeners. Pharmacological action: Acts by its osmotic properties to attract water to the lumen, thereby softening the stool and promoting bowel movement. Indications: For the relief of occasional constipation. Identification: Smooth, clear to pale yellow, translucent, torpedo shaped, suppositories. Presentation: Glycerin suppositories are available in unit cartons containing 12 suppositories sealed in foil. Also available in a size suitable for use by adults. Date of publication of this package insert: 8 December 1995. Hotline: 0800 122 912.
Quantity in pack:
Lennon. Glycerin suppositories. For infants and children. A laxative for the relief of occasional constipation. Relief within 15 to 30 minutes. 12 suppositories. Aspen Pharmacare.
Dosage and directions for use: Directions for removing suppository from wrapping: Cut one suppository off. Tear to release suppository. Children 2 to under 6 years of age: One to one and a half paediatric suppositories to be inserted rectally in a single daily dose, when necessary. Children under 2 years of age: One to one and a half paediatric suppositories to be inserted rectally in a single daily dose, when necessary. Hold the wide base of the suppository in the fold of a cloth. Lubricate the pointed end with petroleum jelly or moisten with water and insert well up into the rectum of the child or infant to be treated. Even though complete solution is not necessary for action, the suppository should be held for five minutes to induce a motion. Acts within 15 to 30 minutes.