Precautions While Using This Medicine
Do not stop using this medicine without first checking with
. Your doctor may want you to reduce gradually the amount
you are using before you completely stop using it.
Check with your doctor if your condition does not improve
within 2 or 3 weeks or if it becomes worse
Check with your doctor if you notice rectal bleeding,
pain, burning, itching, blistering, or any other sign of irritation
that you did not have before you started using this medicine.
Use of suppositories may cause staining of clothing or fabric.
Tell the doctor in charge that you are using this medicine:
Before having skin tests
Before having any kind of surgery (including
dental surgery) or emergency treatment
If you get a serious infection or injury
Avoid close contact with anyone who has chickenpox
. This is especially important for children. Tell your doctor right away if you think you have been exposed to chickenpox
While you are being treated with this medicine, and after you stop taking
it, do not have any immunizations without your doctor's
For patients with diabetes:
This medicine may affect blood glucose (sugar) levels. If you notice
a change in the results of your blood or urine sugar tests or if you have
any questions, check with your doctor.