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

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Data showed 41% (n=13) had been given an antispasmodic medication (B & O suppository or flavoxate) postoperatively.
One of the studies has shown that use of diclofenac rectal suppository significantly reduces the perineal pain after 12 and 24 hours of administration compared to control group (4.
70%); 9 were of the diclofenac suppository group and 22 patients from the control group (Figure 1).
Terconazole 80 mg vaginal suppository: 1 suppository for three days
Using FIRST VGS kits, the pharmacist can compound a prescription for 30 vaginal suppositories 4 to 5 times faster than those prepared by the traditional method using a metal suppository mold or polystyrene shells.
A total of 2 billion killed bacteria are contained in each suppository (200 million of each strain), formulated with a polyethylene glycol base, said Dr.
Canasa is currently the only suppository form of mesalamine available in the United States.
Which end of a suppository goes in first -- the tapered end or the flat end?
Taken via a tiny suppository inserted into the penis, MUSE works in 5 to 10 minutes.
5% (Hydrocortisone Cream, USP), ANUSOL-HC([R]) 25 mg Suppository (Hydrocortisone Acetate), PROCTOCORT([R]) Cream (Hydrocortisone Cream, USP) 1% and PROCTOCORT([R]) Suppository (Hydrocortisone Acetate Rectal Suppositories) 30 mg.
Regarding EDTA in oral or suppository form: if in this form, only 5% of EDTA is actively absorbed, and therefore only this 5% is able to bind metals.
The patented container is currently used in CutisPharma's FIRST Progesterone Vaginal Suppository Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kit product line, which includes FIRST Progesterone VGS 25, 50, 100, 200 and 400, representing various strengths (mg).
Pharmaceutical company American Oriental Bioengineering Inc (NYSE:AOB) revealed on Tuesday the commercial launch of Jinji Kangfuling Suppository (JKS) under the Jinji Brand in the women health drug category.
Acute pancreatitis occurred in 7 of 110 patients randomized to treatment with a diclofenac suppository within 50 minutes of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
By packaging heat-inactivated versions of the 10 bacteria into a vaginal suppository, scientists developed a vaccine that could not only spare women these recurring irritations but also prevent the scarring and other damage they can cause to the kidneys.