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Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.



This medication is used to relieve swelling, irritation and itching associated with hemorrhoids.

How To Use

This medication is for rectal use only. Gently insert one suppository into the rectum after each bowel movement. To use suppositories, unwrap the suppository. Lie on your left side with the right knee bent. Carefully push the suppository (pointed side first) just inside the rectum with your finger. Do not push up high. To aid insertion, dip the end of the suppository in water to soften it, especially if the suppository has been refrigerated. If the suppository is too soft to insert, put it in cold water or refrigerate it for 30 minutes before removing the wrapper. Do not use this medication if hemorrhoids are bleeding or the rectal area is raw and irritated.

Side Effects

This medication is generally well tolerated when used as directed. Irritation may occur if the rectal tissue is raw or bleeding. If symptoms do not improve within 7 days or bleeding, pain or irritation occurs, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


Tell your doctor if you have: other illnesses, any allergies. This medication should be used cautiously during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including: laxatives. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.


If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.


To maintain normal bowel function and reduce the risk of hemorrhoids, eat a proper diet high in fiber, drink 6-8 glasses of water each day and exercise regularly.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.


Store suppositories at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. They may be refrigerated. Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children.