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You Will Need
- Hand soap
Use the restroom
Use the restroom to empty your bowels and bladder if possible.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and dry with a towel.
Unwrap the suppository.
Squat or lie down
Squat or lie down on your side bending one leg up and keeping the other leg straight out.
Insert the suppository, pointed end first, gently. Push until it is completely inserted and squeeze your legs and buttocks together.
Wash your hands thoroughly.
Lie down and rest
Lie down and rest for up to 15 minutes to give the suppository time to be absorbed.
Wait to use the restroom
Wait to use the restroom for at least one hour after insertion.