Label: WALGREENS CHILDREN GLYCERIN LAXATIVE- glycerin suppository suppository


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Updated October 6, 2014

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  • Active Ingredient

    Active Ingredient                                                           Purpose
    (in each suppository)                                                           
    Glycerin, USP 1.2 g........................................................Laxative

  • Uses

    -relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

    -generally produces bowel movement in 1/4 to 1 hour

  • Warnings

    For rectal use only

  • Ask a doctor before use if your child has

    Ask a doctor before use if your child has

    - stomach pain      -nausea         -vomiting

    - a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks

  • Stop use and ask a doctor if 

    Stop use and ask a doctor if your child has rectal bleeding or fails to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. 

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

  • Keep out of reach of children.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    children 2 to under 6 years                                    1 suppository, or as directed by doctor

    children under 2 years                                            ask a doctor

    Insert suppository well up into rectum.

    Suppository need not melt completely to produce laxative action.

  • Other information

    -keep tightly closed.

    -avoid excessive heat.

  • Inactive ingredients

    Inactive ingredients

    purified water, sodium hydroxide, stearic acid

  • Product Label

    Product Label

  • Directions

    children 2 to under 6 years of age                       carefully insert 1 suppository well into the rectum and retain for 15 minutes; it need not                                                                                   melt to produce laxative action.  Do not exceed 1 suppository daily or as directed by                                                                                         a doctor.

    children under 2                                                  ask a doctor

  • Do not use

    Do not use laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

  • When using this product your child

    When using this product your child may have rectal discomfort or a burning sensation.

    glycerin suppository suppository
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0440
    Route of AdministrationRECTAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP) 8.5 g  in 100 g
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I) 1.2 g  in 100 g
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R) 7.3 g  in 100 g
    Product Characteristics
    Colorwhite (CLEAR) Score    
    FlavorImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0363-0440-1262.5 g in 1 JAR
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33410/06/2014
    Labeler - Walgreens (008965063)
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Unipack, Inc.009248480manufacture(0363-0440)