What is another word for suppository?

76 synonyms found


[ sˈʌpəsˌɪtəɹˌi], [ sˈʌpəsˌɪtəɹˌi], [ s_ˈʌ_p_ə_s_ˌɪ_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi]

How to use "Suppository" in context?

What is a suppository? A suppository is a medication that is inserted into the rectum through the anus. Suppositories are used to deliver liquid medications or menosages. Suppositories are available over the counter in many countries, including the United States. Suppositories are generally safe and effective, but like all medications, they can have side effects. Suppositories are often used to treat constipation, anal prolapse, and hemorrhoids. Suppositories can also be used as a form of birth control.

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