Suppository

A suppository is a dosage form used to deliver medications by insertion into a body orifice where it dissolves or melts to exert local or systemic effects. There are three types of suppositories, each to insert into a different sections. Several different ingredients can be used to form the base of a suppository: cocoa butter, polyethylene glycol, hydrogels, and glycerinated gelatin.

About Suppository in brief

Summary SuppositoryA suppository is a dosage form used to deliver medications by insertion into a body orifice where it dissolves or melts to exert local or systemic effects. There are three types of suppositories, each to insert into a different sections.

Several different ingredients can be used to form the base of a suppository: cocoa butter, polyethylene glycol, hydrogels, and glycerinated gelatin.