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Who invented the suppositories?

In 1991, Abd-El-Maeboud and his colleagues published a study in The Lancet, based upon their investigation into whether there was some hidden and forgotten knowledge behind th (MORE)
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What is suppository?

A suppository is a type of medicine that is inserted into the  rectum, to clean out the bowels. Suppositories can be used prior to  abdominal surgery or to relieve constipat (MORE)
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What is a suppository?

A suppository is a pill or medication that is inserted through the rectal area of the body. A suppository can be introduced into any absorbent orifice of the body,such as the (MORE)
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How do you Insert a Suppository?

    I'm a pharmacist so I counsel people about this.     Suppositiries are chosen as the way to give medicine instead of a pill in a few situations.    (MORE)
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Are there suppositories for babies?

Yes, often times when a baby is constipated, the health provider will advise you to insert an anal suppository to help relieve the constipation. In the case of newborns, the s (MORE)
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Why are suppositories used?

Suppositories are used when medication can't safely or effectively be delivered orally or injected. For example, a person with severe nausea can't swallow pills; they come ri (MORE)