Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use it for any other condition without first checking with your doctor. This medicine may cause unwanted effects if it is used too much, because more of it is absorbed into the body through the skin.

Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.

Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, do not apply this medicine to open wounds, burns, or broken or inflamed skin.

This medicine should only be used for problems being treated by your doctor. Check with your doctor before using it for other problems, especially if you think that an infection may be present. This medicine should not be used to treat certain kinds of skin infections or serious problems, such as severe burns.

Be careful not to get any of this medicine in your nose, mouth, ears, and especially in your eyes, because it can cause severe eye irritation. If any of the medicine does get in these areas, wash the area with water for at least 15 minutes and check with your doctor right away.

To use the Anamantle® HC kit:

  • Remove the cap from the tube of cream and firmly screw the applicator tip on to the end of the tube.
  • Squeeze the tube until a small amount of cream comes out. Lubricate the end of the applicator tip with the cream.
  • Gently insert the applicator tip with the attached tube into the anal area.
  • Continue squeezing the tube until the cream is applied to the affected areas.
  • Do not insert the applicator tip and tube completely into the anus or deep into the rectum.
  • Gently remove the applicator tip and throw it in the trash. Make sure to dispose of it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For topical dosage forms (cream, lotion):
    • For pain and itching from hemorrhoids or minor skin conditions:
      • Adults—Apply a thin film to the affected area two or three times a day.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.