Vaginal suppositories are solid medications that are inserted into the vagina with a special applicator.
The body absorbs drugs from vaginal suppositories quickly. They work faster than medications you take by mouth. This is because suppositories melt inside the body and absorb directly into the bloodstream.
Vaginal suppositories can treat certain conditions, such as yeast infections. Vaginal suppositories can help with the treatment of fungal infections and vaginal dryness. Contraceptive suppositories are another type of vaginal suppository that some people used as a form of birth control.