Label: CVS PHARMACY GLYCERIN LAXATIVE- glycerin suppository

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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  • Active Ingredient

    Active Ingredient                                                      Purpose
    (in each suppository)
    Glycerin, USP 2 grams ............................................Laxative

  • Uses

    relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

    generally produces bowel movement in 1/4 to 1 hour

  • Warnings

    For rectal use only

  • Do not use

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

  • Ask a doctor before use if you have

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    - abdominal pain - nausea - vomiting - noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks

  • When using this product

    When using this product you may have rectal discomfort or a burning sensation

  • Stop use and ask a doctor if

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    -you have rectal bleeding

    -you fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, 

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

  • Keep out of reach of children.

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

  • Directions

    adults and children 6 years and over                     1 suppository per day or as directed by doctor
    children 2 to under 6 years                                   use CVS/pharmacy(TM) Child Suppositories
    children under 2 years                                          ask a doctor

    insert 1 suppository well up into the rectum and retain fo 15 minutes
    it need not melt to produce laxative action

  • Other information

    keep tightly closed - avoid excessive heat

  • Inactive ingredients

    purified water, sodium hydroxide, stearic acid

  • Product Label

    Product Label

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    CVS PHARMACY GLYCERIN  LAXATIVE
    glycerin suppository
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-109
    Route of AdministrationRECTAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX) (GLYCERIN - UNII:PDC6A3C0OX) GLYCERIN2 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Product Characteristics
    Colorwhite (CLEAR) Score    
    ShapeBULLETSize32mm
    FlavorImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:59779-109-00100 in 1 JAR; Type 0: Not a Combination Product09/18/2014
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33409/18/2014
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Unipack, Inc.009248480manufacture(59779-109)