What happens if you take a suppository orally?
Which is better for constipation suppository or oral medication?
Are there any side effects to taking a suppository?
Is it bad to use suppositories every day?
What are some other side effects of Glycerin Suppositories?
Side effects associated with glycerine suppositories typically include irritation, abdominal pain, swelling and loose stools. Following the insertion of the suppository, some patients report burning or irritation. The irritation is normally felt in the area of the back passage and some women report vaginal burning.
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.
Because suppositories may appear similar to a pill that you take orally, there is the risk that they could be accidentally swallowed. Swallowing a boric acid suppository is dangerous, but using one as labeled for vaginal application is generally safe.