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Almost anyone (depending on the drug) can administer a rectal suppository.
There are many people who self administer them.

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Does it hurt to go to the bathroom with a suppository?

No since the suppository is absorbed through the rectal mucosa.

What is a suppository?

A suppository is a pill or medication that is inserted through the rectal area of the body. A suppository can be introduced into any absorbent orifice of the body,such as the vagina.

Can paracetamol suppository be administered to patients with high fever and diarrhoea if oral paracetamol does not seem to have an effect?

Diarrhea is not a contra indication for rectal paracetamol. But if the child passes stool as soon as you keep the suppository it may be expelled.

What is it called when you have to put medicine in your anus?

Ive always heard anal injection but I don't know if that's the correct term.It's called a rectal suppository.

How does biscodyl suppositories work?

They are a rectal suppository and usually cause a bowel movement within 15-60 minutes and the enema 5-20 minutes.

Advantages and disadvantages of rectal suppository?

One advantage I know of is that medication for vomiting and nausea can be more successfully taken rectally, since you will not throw it up.

Can you give a Tylenol suppository via colostomy in a colostomy patient?

You can give medications thru a colostomy, but if they still have a patent anus and rectal mucosa it is more appropriate to give a medication like tylenol via that route as the medication is absorbed by the rectal mucosa to take effect systemically. Medications for bowel regimen like an enema should be given thru the colostomy, as this the direct route of the stool in a patient with a stool diverting colostomy

Dulcolux is a rectal suppository What it is meant to treat?

Dulcolax is an over-the-counter drug used to treat constipation. It is considered a stimulant laxative and should be used only as directed to prevent harm to your body.