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GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults

Engelhard Arzneimittel GmbH & Co.KG

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GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults

Glycilax ® for adults
suppositories

Active ingredient:
Glycerol 85%

Areas of application:
For removing constipation and painful defecation.

For GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Information as of March 2010

Engelhard Arzneimittel GmbH & Co.KG.
Herzbergstrasse 3, 61138 Niederdorfelden

For draining constipation and painful bowel movements.

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults Active ingredients

  • 1000 mg glycerol 85%

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults Auxiliary materials

  • Magnesium carbonate, light, basic
  • Hard fat
  • Wax, bleached
  • Cetomacrogol 1000

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults Indication / application

  • The drug belongs to the group of laxatives (remedies for constipation).
  • The medicine is used for constipation and painful bowel movements.

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults dosage

  • Always use the medicine exactly as directed. Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor, the usual dose is:
    • Adults insert 1-2 suppositories (corresponding to 1 - 2 g glycerol 85%) if necessary.
    • Another suppository can be inserted for stubborn blockages.

 

  • Duration of application:
    • If constipation is persistent or persistent, it is advisable to consult a doctor who will then decide on further treatment.
    • Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have the impression that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak.

 

  • If you use more medicine than you should:
    • There may be an increased urge to defecate or diarrhea and possibly irritation in the anal area.

 

  • If you forget to use the medicine:
    • The drug is normally used when needed. Long-term or regular use should only be done after consulting a doctor. In this case, you should make up for a forgotten application and continue the therapy as discussed.

 

  • Effects when treatment with the drug is stopped:
    • Please adhere to the instructions for use, otherwise the drug cannot work properly.

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults way

  • For insertion into the anus.
  • The suppositories should be kept cool or, if necessary,
    briefly held under cold water before use in the foil .

Side effects

  • Like all medicines, the medicine can have side effects, although not everybody gets them.
    • The assessment of side effects is based on the following frequencies:
      • Very common: affects more than 1 in 10 people
      • Common: affects 1 to 10 users in 100
      • Uncommon: affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000
      • Rare: affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000
      • Very rare: less than 1 user in 10,000
      • Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data
    • possible side effects
      • Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
        • Very rarely irritation of the rectal mucosa can occur in particularly sensitive people or in previously damaged mucous membranes.
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice side effects not listed here.

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults Interactions

  • When using the drug with other drugs:
    • The uptake of other drugs that are administered rectally at the same time may be reduced by the drug. You should therefore use other suppositories or enemas at different times.
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking / using or have recently taken / used any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Contraindications

  • The drug must not be used
    • if there is an obstruction in the intestines.
    • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active ingredient or any of the other ingredients of the medicine.

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • Pregnancy and breast feeding period:
    • There
      are no known reports of harmful effects during pregnancy and lactation in humans .

GLYCILAX suppository constipation remedies for adults Patient information

  • Special care is required when using the drug
    • in the case of unexplained abdominal pain (e.g. if appendicitis is suspected). Then it is necessary to consult a doctor.
    • If the drug and condoms are used at the same time, the tear resistance may be reduced and the safety of condoms may be impaired.
    • Further information on the use of the drug
      • Constipation can be the result of poor eating habits or lifestyle (e.g. too little exercise, insufficient fluid intake, low-fiber diet).
      • The drug treatment of constipation should only be carried out if dietary measures or lifestyle changes have not been sufficiently successful.

 

  • Driving and using machines:
    • There are no special precautions required.