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Medications and Drugs

Brand Names: Anusert, Anusol Suppositories, Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Tucks Suppositories

Generic Name: starch (rectal) (Pronunciation: STARCH (REK tal))

What is starch rectal (Anusert, Anusol Suppositories, Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Tucks Suppositories)?

Starch rectal is used to relieve itching, irritation, burning, or discomfort caused by hemorrhoids.

This medicine will not treat or cure a hemorrhoid, it will only relieve the symptoms.

Starch rectal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of starch rectal (Anusert, Anusol Suppositories, Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Tucks Suppositories)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using starch rectal and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about starch rectal (Anusert, Anusol Suppositories, Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Tucks Suppositories)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to starch.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have any rectal bleeding.

Do not take starch rectal rectal suppository by mouth. It is for use only in your rectum.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment, or if they get worse while using starch rectal.



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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