Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Prime Enema (Adult)
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Prime Enema (Adult)
  • Language:
  • English


  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL19912094
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)


Glycerin (50%w/v)


What is in this leaflet

What Prime Enema is used for

How Prime Enema works

Before you use Prime Enema

How to use Prime Enema

While you are using Prime Enema

Side effects

Storage and Disposal of Prime Enema

Product description

Manufacturer and Product Registration


Date of revision

What Prime Enema is used for

For relief of constipation.

How Prime Enema works

Glycerin promotes movement of the

intestines and evacuation of the lower

bowel by its irritant action.

Before you use Prime Enema

- When you must not use it

- allergic to glycerin or other ingredients

of the product.

- should be used cautiously if you are


- do not use this laxative product when

nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain are

present unless directed by physician

- Before you start to use it

Inform the doctor if pregnant or


- Taking other medicines

The medicine is for topical application,

usually will have minimal effect on other

medications. However, please inform the

doctor or pharmacist if taking other


How to use Prime Enema

- How much to use

This product can also be used in children

if required. Children: Use 10ml enema

when necessary. Adult: Use 20ml enema

when necessary.

- When to use it

Please follow the advice of the doctor or


- How long to use it

You should check with your doctor or


- If you forget to use it

If forget to use this medicine, use it as

soon as remember. Then next, use this

medicine at the usual time.

- If you use too much (overdose)

If used too much Prime Enema, contact

your doctor, an emergency department or

a poison center immediately.

While you are using Prime Enema

- Things you must do

Check with the physician if condition

does not improve or if it becomes worse.

Inform doctor of medications taking.

- Things you must not do

Do not stop using medication although

feeling better after a few days, until the

prescribed course is finished.

- Things to be careful of

Treatment should be discontinued if

severe irritation or allergy develops. If

pregnant or become pregnant or breast-

feeding during treatment, should not use

Prime Enema unless as advised by doctor.

Side effects

Side effects are mainly due to dehydrating

effects of glycerin. Glycerin when used

rectally can cause irritation.

You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National

Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction

Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835550,

or visiting the website


Reporting Medicinal Problems /

Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety).

Storage and Disposal of Prime Enema

- Storage

Store in cool, dry place, below 25

Protect from light. Keep out of reach of


- Disposal

Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of

medicines no longer required.

Product description

- What it looks like

Colourless solution.

- Ingredients:

- Active ingredient: glycerin

- Inactive ingredients: benzalkonium

chloride 80%, citric acid and water.

- MAL number:


Manufacturer and Product Registration


Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.

1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1

Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah

14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Date of revision


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