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04 Apr 2007

Suppositories vs Oral Pain killers
Hi,
My local GP suspects that I might have cysts or even Endometriosis, as in our area it takes about two months to see a gynae - she perscribed a Voltarin suppository for me to help me handle the pain till my gynae appointment. This may sound like a silly question, but why is a suppository better than an orally taken pill?

Thanks for your time...

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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Debby
It does not irritate your stomach so much and it gets absorbed much quicker - almost as quick as an injection - giving relief faster.
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