FAQs ABOUT ANOVATE CREAM
Q: What is ANOVATE CREAM and why is it prescribed?
A: It is a combination of Beclomethasone, Lignocaine and Phenylephrine which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids, Anaesthetics and Nasal decongestants respectively. It is indicated in the treatment of pain and bleeding associated with anal fissures (a small tear in the lining of anus) and internal or external haemorrhoids, post haemorrhoidectomy (removal of piles) pain, minor degrees of proctitis (inflammation of lining of rectum).
Q: Is it safe to use ANOVATE CREAM in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
A: ANOVATE CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult with your doctor before using.
Q: Does ANOVATE CREAM cause any side effects?
A: The most common side effects of using ANOVATE CREAM are burning, irritation, itching and redness. Ask for your doctor’s advice if any of these worsen or doesn’t improve.
Q: How to use ANOVATE CREAM?
A: Apply ANOVATE CREAM as advised by your physician. It is for rectal use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the medicine and wash your hands after applying.
Q: Can I stop using ANOVATE CREAM if I feel better?
A: Do not stop using ANOVATE CREAM on your own. Use it for as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you. If you wish to discontinue, ask for your doctor’s advice.