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Avedana Glycerine Suppositories Adult (rectal)

Generic name: glycerine (rectal) [GLISS-er-in]
Brand names: Avedana Glycerineeee Suppositories Adult, Fleet Glycerineeee Suppositories Adult, Fleet Glycerineeee Suppositories Paediatric, Fleet Liquid Glycerineeee Suppositories, Pedia-Lax Liquid, Sani-Supp Rectal
Drug class: laxatives

What is Avedana Glycerine Suppositories Adult?

Avedana glycerine suppositories are used by lax adults. It works by making the intestines retain more fluid, softening the stool.Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories are used to treat constipation or to clean the bowels before rectal exams or other intestinal procedures.Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories may be used in other ways not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Avedana Glycerine Suppositories Adult

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, or throat.

Avedana Glycerine Suppositories Adult rectal surgery may cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Severe stomach cramps or pain
  • Rectal bleeding
  • No bowel movements within an hour of use

Side effects that may occur from Avedana Glycerine Suspension Adult include:

  • Loose stools
  • Nausea or stomach discomfort;
  • Rectal pain or burning.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, allergies, and medicines.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to Avedana Glycerine Adult Suppositories, then do not use them.

Tell your doctor about any of the following to ensure that Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories are safe for you:

  • Nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain;
  • Rectal bleeding
  • A change in bowel habits lasting 2 weeks or more
  • Toxic megacolon;
  • If you have been using another laxative for longer than one week,

FDA pregnancy class C There is no information on whether Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories will harm a baby. If you are pregnant, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor.There is no way to know if glycerine passes through breast milk or if it can harm a baby who is nursing. If you are breastfeeding a child, do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.Use only the forms made specifically for children when using this medication on any child. Some brands of Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories should not be given to children.Avedana Glycerine Rectal Suppositories for Adults should not be used in children younger than 2 without consulting a physician.

How to take Avedana Glycerine Suppositories Adult?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use only the recommended amount. Do not exceed it. The nerves, muscles, or tissues of your intestines can be damaged by excessive use of laxatives.You should not swallow a rectal suppository. This product is only to be used in the rectum.Hands should be washed before and after a rectal enema, suppository, or other suppository.The patient instructions accompany this medicine and ensure safe and effective usage. Please follow the instructions carefully. If you have questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Use the suppository to:

  • Remove the wrapping before inserting the suppository. Do not hold the suppository for too long, or it may melt.
  • Insert the suppository using your finger or an applicator.
  • Lay on your left with your lower leg straight and your upper leg bent. Insert the pointed tip of the suppository into your rectum. For children, insert it about half an inch, and for adults, 1 inch.
  • Stay lying down for as long as possible for the best results. The suppository should melt very quickly, and you shouldn't feel any discomfort when holding it.

Use the enema to:

  • Remove the protective shield and insert the enema tip.
  • Lay on your left with your upper leg straightened and your lower leg bent. When giving medicine to children, ask them to kneel down on the ground and lower their chest until they rest the side of their face on the floor.
  • Insert the tip of the bulb syringe or applicator gently into the rectum. Point it towards your navel. The applicant should not be forced into the rectum. This could cause injury.
  • Squeeze the bulb or bottle slowly until it is almost empty.

After using Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories, lie down until you have the urge to urinate. The suppository should cause a bowel motion within 15–60 minutes.Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories should not be used more than once within a 24-hour period.If you do not have a bowel motion within an hour of taking this medication, call your doctor.Keep the rectal enema away from heat and moisture. When not in use, keep the bottle tightly shut.Keep the rectal supppositories away from heat and moisture. Some suppositories may be stored in the refrigerator. You can check the label of your medicine to see how it should be stored.

What happens if I miss the dose?

You will not have a schedule of doses because Avedana Glycerine Adult Suppositories are usually only given once, as needed. Use Avedana Glycerine Adult Suppositories Suppositories adult rectal no more than once within a 24-hour period.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdoses of Avedana Glycerine Adult Rectal Suppositories are not considered dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

Aviod this

Avedana Glycerin Adult Rectal Suppositories should not be used with other laxatives unless you have been told to by your doctor.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs, such as vitamins and herbal remedies, may also interact with glycerin. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines you are taking and those you plan to take.