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a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

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The primary objectives were to evaluate the antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, and antiviral effects of vitamin D suppositories in women with chronic recurrent cervical infections or cervical dysplasias.
Although billions of suppositories are sold around the world each year, there is no standard of care for their administration.
By its very nature, the process of compounding suppositories is cumbersome, time-consuming and in general, without adequate compensation" said Dr.
Suppositories containing trimethobenzamide, a sedating antihistamine, have been marketed under trade names that include Tigan, Tebamide, T-Gen, Trimazide, and Trimethobenz.
Others rely on bacteria that are naturally present in the body, such as those in the vaginal suppositories and those that Brandt introduced into Ogden's colon.
Since ulcerative colitis and proctitis are often diagnosed at an early age, the company is planning a clinical study to test the effectiveness of the suppositories in affected children ages 12 to 18.
When the simultaneous popularity of other feminine hygiene products such as suppositories and jellies (used alone) is also considered, the trend toward feminine hygiene use becomes even more pronounced.
Compounded boric acid: 600 mg suppositories twice daily for 3-7 days
Specialized medications are also available for pediatric patients in need of lower dosages or flavoring of oral liquids; and elderly patients who may not be able to swallow pills also can benefit from a compounding pharmacy that can make smaller-sized pills or suppositories.
In the third group, only placebo suppositories were used.
The researchers randomly assigned one-third of the women to receive six inert suppositories over 14 weeks.
Bradley executives say they noticed a jump in sales of their Lubrin vaginal suppositories.
today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent (US 8,276,757 B2) regarding a method for the preparation, storage and dispensing of compounded suppositories.
The same principle applies to EDTA suppositories, although a suppository's metal binding is even morec limited because its function is limited to the colon.
KAMUELA, HAWAII -- Regular administration of indomethacin rectal suppositories reduced narcotic use by almost 40% in postoperative cesarean section patients treated in an Idaho community hospital, Dr.