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antibiotic/anesthetic/steroid-rectal suppositories

GENERIC NAME: ANTIBIOTIC/ANESTHETIC/STEROID - RECTAL SUPPOSITORIES

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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.




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