Glycerin suppositories are used for:
Relieving occasional constipation. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Glycerin suppositories are a hyperosmotic laxative. It works by irritating the lining of the intestine and increasing the amount of fluid, making it easier for stools to pass.
Do NOT use glycerin suppositories if:
- you are allergic to any ingredient in glycerin suppositories
- you have a blockage in your digestive system
- you have undiagnosed abdominal pain
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.