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Introduction: Suppositories

Description of Suppositories

Suppositories: Medicated dosage forms that are designed to be inserted into the rectal, vaginal, or urethral orifice of the body for absorption. Generally, the active ingredients are packaged in dosage forms containing fatty bases such as cocoa butter, hydrogenated oil, or glycerogelatin that are solid at room temperature but melt or dissolve at body temperature.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Suppositories:

Terms Similar to Suppositories:

  • Rectal Suppositories
  • Vaginal Suppositories

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Suppositories

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Suppositories

The following list attempts to classify Suppositories into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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