Glycero-gelatin suppository: Formula, Preparation, FAQ’s
glycero gelatin suppository information include general method glycerogelatin suppositories and labelling information as
Aim: Preparation and evaluation of Glycero-gelatin suppository
Glassware: Evaporating dish, Glass rod, Suppository mould etc.
|Gelatin||14 parts||Suppository base|
|Glycerine||70 parts||Suppository base|
|Water||16 parts||Suppository base|
Time needed: 1 hour.
general method glycerogelatin suppositories
- Lubrication of mould
The mould was lubricated with Liquid Paraffin and kept in an inverted position on ice for some time.
Glycerol was heated to 100° c. (Avoid direct heating).
- Mixing of Gelatin and Glycerine
Gelatin was previously soaked in water, hot glycerine was added to the soaked gelatin and heated on a water bath fo until a solution was complete.
- Pouring in mould
The hot mass was poured into the chilled mould with stirring.
- Keeping mould on an ice bath
The mould was left on ice or in for 30 minutes.
- Take out suppositories
Excess was scraped. The mould was unscrewed, separated into two halves to remove the suppositories. Suppositories were removed
- Packaging of suppositories
Suppositories were packed in boxes lined by means of a separator
Container / Storage:
Store in a cool and dry place.
The labelling direction should include “For rectal use only”
glycero gelatin suppository category:
The glycero gelatin suppository category is “Pharmaceutical Aid”
Synopsis question answers general method glycerogelatin suppositories
For rectal use only
It is a suppository base that contains defined parts of gelatin (14 parts), glycerin (70 parts) and water(16 parts).
It is used as a base for suppositories and urethral bougies which contain a mixture of gelatin (14 parts), glycerin (70 parts) and water(16 parts).
Gelatin should be previously soaked in water, hot glycerine can be added to the soaked gelatin and the mixture should be heated on a water bath until the mixture becomes a solution
The process should include lubrication of mould, heating the mixture of Gelatin and glycerine and finally pouring in a mould, later the same should be kept on an ice bath
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