Safe use of rectal suppositories and enemas with adult patients
- mesalazine. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p355
The article presents information on the aminosalicylate mesalazine. This drug can be used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, particularly in patients sensitive to the sulphonamide content of sulfasalazine. Administration can be either oral or by suppositories or a foam enema.
- Mesalamine suppository improves compliance. // Drug Topics;11/22/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 22, p6
Reports that Mesalamine has been approved in a 1-gram suppository dosage form, to be administered once per day for the treatment of ulcerative proctitis.
- Allergic Contact Dermatitis due to Cinnamon Oil in Galenic Vaginal Suppositories. Lauriola, Maria Michela; De Bitonto, Antonio; Sena, Paolo // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;2010, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p187
The article presents a case study of a girl who was diagnosed with allergic dermatitis caused by cinnamon oil in galenic vaginal suppositories. Study shows that her vulvitis gets wored and an acute pruritic eczematous eruption was developed on her buttocks. This suggests the effect of botanical...
- Formulation and Evaluation of Valproic Acid Suppositories for Children. Alexandrina, Tăurean; Adriana, Ciurba; Nicoleta, Todoran; Cazacincu, R.; Maria, Dogaru T. // Acta Medica Marisiensis;Oct2011, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p527
Introduction: Rectal suppositories of valproic acid were prepared using different lipophilic excipients: Suppocire NAI, Adeps solidus 50, Adeps solidus 3, Lipex 403, Cacao oleum. Each prepared suppository has been evaluated for various physical parameters like weight variation, disintegration...
- Intravenous ketamine compared with diclofenac suppository in suppressing acute postoperative pain in women undergoing gynecologic laparoscopy. Vosoughin, Maryam; Mohammadi, Shabnam; Dabbagh, Ali // Journal of Anesthesia;2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p732
Purpose: We aimed to compare the analgesic effects of low-dose intravenous ketamine with the effects of diclofenac suppositories in acute postoperative pain management in women undergoing gynecologic laparoscopic surgery under general anesthesia. Methods: In a double-blind, randomized clinical...
- Revision of general monograph: Suppositories. Schmidt, Herbert // WHO Drug Information;2014, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p45
The article presents the draft proposal for "The International Pharmacopoeia" on suppositories in February 2014. According to the author, rectal preparations are liquid, semi-solid or solid preparations that could contain one or more active ingredients and are intended for rental application in...
- RECTAL SUPPOSITORY MEDICATION VERSUS THE ORAL OR PARENTERAL ROUTE. Weiss, Bernard // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1957, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p70
Compares the effectiveness of rectal suppository medication versus the oral or parenteral route of medication. Background on the development of the soap suppository for purposes of laxation; Disadvantages inherent in the oral use of drugs in 1930; Factors that affect the physiochemical...
- Administering Medications to Children. // Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 10th edition;2007, p1369
The article provides suggestions for administering drugs to children. It argues that medication administration. Moreover, the proper administration for oral liquids, eye drops/ointment, ear drops, nose drops, suppositories, topicals and metered-dose inhalers.
- SUPPOSITORIES. // International Pharmacopoeia: Fourth Edition;2006, Vol. 2, p960
A monograph for "SUPPOSITORIES" from the fourth edition of "The International Pharmacopoeia" is presented. Intended for rectal application, suppositories are solid preparations that may contain one or more active pharmaceutical ingredients. The common ingredients of suppositories include cocoa...