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medicated masses adapted for introduction into the rectal, vaginal, or urethral orifice of the body. Suppository bases are solid at room temperature but melt or dissolve at body temperature. Commonly used bases are cocoa butter, glycerinated gelatin, hydrogenated vegetable oils, polyethylene glycols of various molecular weights, and fatty acid esters of polyethylene glycol.

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... The bloating is an added bonus! Medications: I take anti-gas medication, products with Simethicone, drink plenty of water, use hydrocortisone suppositories, take Levbid (Hyoscyamine) 0.375 mg for the cramping, and (9) 500 mg tablets/day Sulfasalazine.

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by serpephone
Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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