Anusol-HC Rectal Cream 2.5%
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- skin inflammation
This medicine is for use in the rectum or around the anus. DO NOT take this medicine by mouth.
Use the applicator that is supplied with this medicine to insert the medicine into the anus.
Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly.
Wash your hands before and after using this medicine. However, do not get up right away to wash your hands if you are supposed to lie down for a period of time to give the medicine time to work.
Lie on your left side, with your right knee bent toward your chest. Or, you may kneel on both knees, with your arms folded on the floor with your head resting on your arms.
Fill the applicator with medicine. Gently insert the applicator into the anus, and push the plunger to put the medicine into the rectum.
Remove the applicator, take it apart, and wash the pieces in warm water.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
If using on the outside of the rectum, rub gently until the medicine is spread evenly.
Do not cover the area after applying medicine. Do not wear tight fitting diaper or plastic pants.
Avoid getting medicine in eyes, ears, nose or mouth. If medicine gets into one of these areas, rinse thoroughly with clean water.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
You may stop using this medicine if you no longer have symptoms.
Do not freeze the medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
It is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor before breastfeeding.
During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- red, burning, or itchy skin
- rectal burning or irritation
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- bleeding from rectum
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.https://api.meducation.com/V2.0/fdbpem/3245
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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