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Descriptor English:   Suppositories 
Descriptor Spanish:   Supositorios 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Supositórios 
Synonyms English:   Rectal Suppositories
Suppositories, Rectal
Suppositories, Vaginal
Suppository, Vaginal
Vaginal Suppositories
Vaginal Suppository  
Tree Number:   D26.255.785
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   IM GEN only; coord NIM (no qualif) with specific drug IM
See Related English:   Rectal Absorption
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
Record Number:   13871 
Unique Identifier:   D013488 

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