hydrocortisone foam - rectal, Cortifoam (cont.)
OVERDOSE: This medication may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing/overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood salt levels, sigmoidoscopy, X-rays) should be performed from time to time to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.If you take this medication for long-term treatment, wear or carry identification stating that you are using it.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store below 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage at temperatures up to 120 degrees F (49 degrees C) is permitted. Do not puncture or use near heat/open flame. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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