9 Insert the suppository, pointed end first, with your finger until it passes the muscular sphincter of the rectum, about 1/2 to 1 inch in infants and 1 inch in adults.
Rectal suppositories are solid forms of medication that are inserted into also use these steps to give a suppository to a child or another adult.
Find patient medical information for Adult Suppositories Rectal on WebMD including its Using your finger, gently insert the suppository well up into the rectum.
to put in a rectal suppository: * go to the bathroom first to try to empty your colon. * wash your hands with soap and warm water.