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Glycerol (Glycelax) rectal 1.5 g – [10 suppositories]


A laxative that softens stools

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Glicelax Pharmacodynamics
A laxative.
When used as rectal suppositories it softens and lubricates stiffened fecal mass, facilitates its passage through the large intestine, irritates intestinal mucosa and stimulates bowel motility by reflex, initiates the process of defecation, facilitates the passage and excretion of fecal mass.

Symptomatic treatment of constipation of various origins.
Prophylaxis of constipation in patients who cannot forcibly defecate: painful thrombosed hemorrhoids, anal fissures or perianal abscess, anorectal stenosis, after myocardial infarction, after childbirth; before and after rectal surgery, before instrumental and radiological examination of the rectum.

Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, acute hemorrhoids, inflammatory diseases and tumors of the rectum, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal obstruction, appendicitis, bleeding, diarrhea, undiagnosed abdominal pain, hemorrhagic rectocolitis;
With caution.
Renal insufficiency.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy, the drug may be used if the expected benefits to the mother exceed the potential risk to the fetus.
During breast-feeding the drug can be used if, in physician’s opinion, the expected benefits to mother are greater than the potential risk to the baby, because it is not known whether glycerin is excreted into the breast milk.

Dosage and administration method

  • Rectally.
  • The drug is administered into the rectum. Usually defecation occurs 5-10 minutes after introduction of the drug. Remains suppository excreted from the intestine with the feces.
  • Adults: in a dose of 1.5 g once a day.
  • If necessary, the dose is increased to 2 suppositories per day.
  • Before and after using the suppositories, hands should be washed thoroughly.
  • Do not use the drug for more than 7 days without special instructions of a doctor.