Enema Supplies and Suppositories


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Enemas and Suppositories are used to relieve the symptoms of constipation, densified stools, complicated rectal blockages and hemorrhoids. They purify and clean the rectum and the part of colon that is closer to the rectum before surgery, in sigmoidoscopy and after childbirth. Enema supplies and suppositories can also be used with oral laxatives for cleansing colon during the preparation of rectal examination. Shop Catheters provides a variety of enemas and suppositories like enema bag set, rectal tube, laxative enema, suppository inserter, etc.


How to Empty the Large Intestine?

The most commonly used methods to empty the large intestine are as follows:

  • Suppositories
  • Enemas
  • Laxatives


When to Use Enema Supplies?

Enema supplies are used when patients do not have regular bowel movements and there is a need to empty the large intestine. They are also used in case patients have pain associated with passing bowel movements.


Difference between Enemas and Suppositories

Although, both enemas and suppositories are used for the same purpose of relieving constipation, there is a marked difference between them.

  • Enemas: Enema comes in a liquid form and is injected into the rectum to relieve the symptoms of constipation or to prepare the patient for surgery. The liquid is forced into the rectum with the help of a nozzle that is attached to a plastic or cloth-type bag.
  • Suppositories: Suppository comes in the form of a small semi-solid or solid plug that is made up of a specific type of medication. The most common among them is made up of glycerin and helps in relieving constipation. Some suppositories also contain stimulant laxatives to induce bowel movements by increasing the muscle contraction. 


Where to buy Enema Supplies and Suppositories online?

Shop Catheters offers a wide assortment of enema and suppository supplies from various top-selling manufacturers like Bard, Medline, C.B. Fleet Company, etc. Browse through our wide collection and choose the products that best suit your requirements.


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