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Published: 9/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Neriproct Suppositories
 Active ingredient:
Diflucortolone valerate
Lidocaine
 Dosage form:
white to pale yellow spindle-shaped suppository
 Print on wrapping:
ネリプロクト坐剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a combination of anti-inflammatory steroid and local anesthesia which reduces pain, and suppresses symptoms such as hemorrhoidal pain and swelling.
It is usually used to relieve symptoms (bleeding, pain, swelling) associated with hemorrhoids (blind piles).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have tuberculous, suppurative or syphilitic infections, viral disease or mycosis (candidiasis, tinea, etc.) in the anal area.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, insert 1 suppository into anus at a time,twice a day.
    Strictly follow the instructions.
    This medicine is only intended for rectum (anus). Do not take it orally.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose when you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your next dosing schedule. You should not use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include itching in the anal area, flatulence/flatus (farts), irritation, rash, diarrhea, nausea, drowsiness, headache, mild fever and hot flush. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Store this medicine in places where the temperature does not get very hot (1 to 30 degrees Celsius), as the medicine dissolves at body temperature. Avoid storing in the freezer (at or below 0 degrees Celsius) as the medicine may crack. If this medicine is stored in the refrigerator, use it 20 to 30 minutes after taking it out of the refrigerator. Store the medicine upright with the pointed part facing downwards. Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask your pharmacy or medical institution on how to discard the remainder.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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