What are the ingredients in Magic Bullet suppository?
Magic Bullet Suppository is a bisacodyl suppository that is water soluble so it works to produce a bowel movement fast. The active ingredient, 10 mg bisacodyl, disperses within minutes of insertion because the suppository does not have a hydrogenated vegetable oil base.
How to use Magic Bullet suppository?
Lie on your left side with the right knee slightly bent. Gently insert the suppository, pointed end first, toward the navel and well up into the rectum. After insertion, stay in position for 15 to 20 minutes if possible until you feel a strong urge to have a bowel movement.
Do suppositories help constipation?
Glycerine suppositories attract water from the bowel down towards the mass of hardened stool to relieve constipation quickly and effectively. Glycerine suppositories also cause the muscles in the rectum to move more effectively in order to facilitate a bowel movement.
How often can you use bisacodyl suppository?
It is usually used at the time that a bowel movement is desired. The suppositories usually cause a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes and the enema within 5 to 20 minutes. Do not use bisacodyl more than once a day or for more than 1 week without talking to your doctor.
Do magic bullet suppositories expire?
Generally the expiration date is about a year from purchasing. However, the manufacturer states that the Magic Bullet Suppository has a shelf life of about 2 years past the expiration date.
Is Dulcolax over the counter?
Dulcolax is an over-the-counter laxative that contains bisacodyl, an ingredient that is used to relieve constipation. Some people take Dulcolax to help empty and prepare the bowel for various surgeries and examinations. You can purchase Dulcolax at almost any drugstore including CVS Pharmacy and online.
What is the magic bullet in history?
Magic bullet: Or, sometimes, silver bullet. 1. The perfect drug to cure a disease with no danger of side effects. The term magic bullet was first used in this sense by the German scientist Paul Ehrlich to describe antibody and, later, the drug salvarsan that he created to treat syphilis.
Which suppositories are best for constipation?
Dulcolax® medicated laxative suppositories can get you going within 15 to 60 minutes of use.
What makes the Magic Bullet different from other suppositories?
The base, or carrier of the active ingredient in the suppository is what makes the different. The Magic Bullet uses a Polyethylene Glycol base which is water-soluble.
What’s the difference between the Magic Bullet and Dulcolax?
The Magic Bullet uses a Polyethylene Glycol base which is water-soluble. This base allows the Bisacodyl to be activated by the body’s own moisture shortly after insertion. The Dulcolax and other Bisacodyl suppositories use a vegetable oil base. This type of base takes longer to work because it needs time to be melted by the body’s heat.
How does magic bullet work in the intestines?
Magic Bullet (Bisacodyl-Rectal) Magic Bullet (Bisacodyl-Rectal) Magic Bullet is a water based stimulant laxative as suppository. It works by irritating the digestive tract and stimulating intestinal activity. It can be used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or surgery.
When to take Magic Bullet for constipation?
Magic Bullet is a water based stimulant laxative as a suppository. It works by irritating the digestive tract and stimulating intestinal activity. It can be used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or surgery. What precautions should I take?