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Treats occasional constipation by making bowel movements regular. This medicine is a laxative.

Brand Names

Colace Infant/Child
Fleet Glycerin Maximum Strength
Fleet Glycerin Suppositories

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to glycerin.You should not use this medicine if you have rectal bleeding.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

You may store the suppositories in the refrigerator, but do not freeze them.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine applicator(s), containers, and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Bleeding from your rectum.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Irritation or burning pain in your rectal area.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.