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- Avoid taking a Glycerol for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement.
- Together with Glycerol, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
- A Glycerol should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
- Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Glycerol contains sugars.
- Take Glycerol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is glycerol an alcohol, carbohydrate, sugar, vegan, lipid, or amino acid?
Glycerol can be classified as an alcohol, carbohydrate, sugar, or vegan but it does not contain lipid, or amino acid
Q. Is glycerol and glycerin the same?
Glycerol is the pure chemical product and its commercial product is called glycerin. Glycerin is needed to produce glycerol
Q. Is glycerol polar, conduct electricity, soluble in water or oil, and has hydrogen bonding?
Glycerol is polar, conducts electricity, soluble in water and has hydrogen bonding
Q. Does glycerol contain nitrogen?
No, glycerol does not contain nitrogen
Q. Does glycerol evaporate and freeze?
Glycerol does not evaporate but it can freeze below 18°C
Q. Can you take glycerol with paracetamol?
Yes, you can take glycerol with paracetamol.