Proper Use

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Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more of it, do not use it more often, and do not use it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance of side effects.

This medicine should come with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

To use:

  • This medicine is for use only in your face. Do not get any of it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse it off right away if it does get on these areas.
  • If you are using the pump for the first time, prime it by holding the pump upright and press down several times until the cream is dispensed onto a tissue. Pump three more times onto the tissue and throw away the tissue.
  • Press down on the pump one time to dispense a pea-sized amount of the cream to your fingertip.
  • Apply a thin layer of the cream to cover the entire face (forehead, nose, cheeks, chin). Do not apply the cream to irritated skin or open wounds.
  • Wash your hands after applying the medicine.

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 oral dosage form (cream):
    • For treatment of facial redness caused by rosacea:
      • Adults—Apply a thin layer to the entire face once 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Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.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.