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Bowel > Bowel Treatments > Suppositories

Suppositories

There are a number of different suppositories available. Suppositories are placed directly into the back passage and prompt the bowel to want to empty usually within 20-40 minutes. They can be used to help relieve occasional constipation and they may also form part of a regular bowel management plan to prevent faecal incontinence especially for those people with neurological conditions.

Last updated: 07/08/2013

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