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Ultraglycerol 70% 1 g ( Glycerin )

  • Effective Material
    Glycerin 700 mg
  • Caliber
    700 mg
  • Pharmacologic Form
    - Laxatives
  • Therapeutic Categories
    Gastrointestinal Drugs
  • Pharmaceutical Form
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Ultraglycerol for adult and child over 12 years:
Each suppository 4 g contains: glycerine 70% w/w.
Ultraglycerol for child 1–12 years:
Each suppository 2 g contains: glycerine 70% w/w.
Ultraglycerol for infant under 1 year:
Each suppository 1g contains: glycerine 70% w/w.
Pharmacodynamics properties
Glycerol classified as laxative and administered rectally suppositories to promote faecal evacuation, it attracts water into stools and soften inspissated faecal mass (it usually acts within 15-30 minutes) possibly due to the hygroscopie of osmotic effects of glycerol drowing water into the faecal promoting rectal contraction glycerol may be additionally or alternatively through its local irritant effect it may be also have lubrication and faecal softening.
Therapeutic indications
Glycerol is used in treatment of constipation and for bowel evacuation before investigational procedures such as endoscopy of radiological or before surgery, postpartum care and in preparation for natural delivery.
Side effect
Skin pruritus around anal area, and intestinal cramps.
Acute surgical abdominal, appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, rectal bleeding and acute gastroenteritis.
Warnings and precautions
Use this product may interfere with glucose control in diabetic patients. Best avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Drug interactions
It should be given cautiously with:
1. Diuretics , 2. Potassium sparing medicines , 3. Mineral oil
Adults: 1-2 suppositories adult size as needed.
Children: 1 suppository pediatric size as needed.

NOTE: suppository moistened with water to be inserted into rectum as required. Patients should be retaining suppository into rectum as long as possible before excretion.
Store below 25◦ C. Keep away from children.