Indication for Glycerol

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)

For the relief of occasional constipation.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

2.4 g

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

2.4 - 2.4 g

Dosage regimen

From 2.4 To 2.4 g once every day

Dosage considerations

The suppository should be dipped in water before insertion.

Active ingredient

Glycerol has uses as a hyperosmotic, osmotic diuretic, and ophthalmic agent. It may be used as an eye drop in the treatment of glaucoma to reduce intraocular pressure, as a solution or suppository for short-term treatment of constipation, to evacuate the bowel prior to a colonoscopy, and in some ocular surgeries. It may be given intravenously to reduce pressure inside the brain and used externally on the skin as a moisturizer.

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