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Suppositories MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Suppositories
Tree Number(s)
D26.255.785
Unique ID
D013488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013488
Annotation
IM GEN only; coord NIM (no qualif) with specific drug IM
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Rectal Suppositories
Vaginal Suppositories
Vaginal Suppository
Registry Number
0
See Also
Rectal Absorption
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/06
Suppositories Preferred
Vaginal Suppositories Narrower
Rectal Suppositories Narrower
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