Help Avoid Drug Selection Errors With Rectal Suppositories

Orders for rectal suppositories are causing product mix-ups, administration issues, and storage mishaps.

Product selection. Take care to pick the right product from your computer and pharmacy shelves. Some meds that can be given rectally come in multiple dosage forms, strengths, and sizes.

For example, an order for "promethazine" could be for the rectal suppository, oral tablet or liquid, or injectable solution.

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