Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
Read and follow the instructions that came with this medicine.
Wash your hands before and after using.
The cream medicine may be used outside the rectal area. Put a thin layer on the affected area. Rub in gently.
The cream may also be used inside the rectum by using the plastic applicator that comes in the box. Screw the applicator to the tube of medicine. Gently insert the applicator into the rectum. Squeeze the tube of medicine. After applying the correct amount of medicine, remove the applicator from the rectum.
Insert the foam into your rectum using the applicator that comes with your medicine. Do not put any part of the foam container into your rectum. Follow the directions that came with your medicine.
Wash the cream or foam applicator and put it back in the box.
Remove the wrapper from the suppository if one is present.
Moisten the suppository with water.
To use the suppository, lie on your side with your lower leg straightened out and your upper leg bent up towards your stomach.
Spread your buttocks and insert the suppository into the rectum about 1 inch with your finger. Hold your buttocks together for about 1 minute.
Remain lying down for at least 15 minutes to keep the suppository from coming out.
If you have any questions about this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If a dose is missed:
Use the missed dose as soon as possible.
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.