GENERIC NAME: ANTIBIOTIC/ANESTHETIC/STEROID - RECTAL SUPPOSITORIES
USES: This medication contains an antibiotic which helps prevent or treat an infection, an anesthetic which acts on the skin to decrease pain and a steroid which reduces inflammation. It is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and other rectal conditions.
HOW TO USE: This medication is for rectal use only. For best results, this medication must be used as prescribed usually once in the morning and evening and after each bowel movement. Do not use this more often or continue using this for longer than prescribed. If wrapped, remove the wrapping from the suppository. Gently insert one suppository into the rectum by pushing lightly with a finger. The suppository will melt delivering the medication to the affected area. Wash hands after use.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may temporarily sting or burn for a minute or two when first inserted. If this continues or becomes bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: skin rash, redness/itching/ pain/swelling around the rectal area, vision changes. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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