Ala-Scalp HP

Name: Ala-Scalp HP

Usual Adult Dose for Ulcerative Colitis

Rectal Suppository: 25 mg inserted rectally once or twice a day
Maximum dose: The dose may be increased to 75 mg or 100 mg a day as needed.
Rectal foam: One applicatorful (80 mg) rectally once or twice a day
Cream: Apply three to four times a day

Comments:
-Rectal foam therapy should be continued for approximately 2 weeks.
-Sigmoidoscopy is recommended to judge dosage adjustment, duration of therapy, and rate of improvement.

Uses:
-Suppository: In inflamed hemorrhoids, post-irradiation (factitial) proctitis; as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis; cryptitis; and other inflammatory conditions of anorectum and pruritus ani
-Foam: Treatment of ulcerative proctitis of the distal portion of the rectum in patients who cannot retain hydrocortisone or other corticosteroid enemas
-Cream: Temporary relief of external anal itching; temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes

Usual Adult Dose for Hemorrhoids

Rectal Suppository: 25 mg inserted rectally once or twice a day
Maximum dose: The dose may be increased to 75 mg or 100 mg a day as needed.
Rectal foam: One applicatorful (80 mg) rectally once or twice a day
Cream: Apply three to four times a day

Comments:
-Rectal foam therapy should be continued for approximately 2 weeks.
-Sigmoidoscopy is recommended to judge dosage adjustment, duration of therapy, and rate of improvement.

Uses:
-Suppository: In inflamed hemorrhoids, post-irradiation (factitial) proctitis; as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis; cryptitis; and other inflammatory conditions of anorectum and pruritus ani
-Foam: Treatment of ulcerative proctitis of the distal portion of the rectum in patients who cannot retain hydrocortisone or other corticosteroid enemas
-Cream: Temporary relief of external anal itching; temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hemorrhoids

Rectal Suppository: 25 mg inserted rectally once or twice a day
Maximum dose: The dose may be increased to 75 mg or 100 mg a day as needed.
Rectal foam: One applicatorful (80 mg) rectally once or twice a day
Cream: Apply three to four times a day

Comments:
-Rectal foam therapy should be continued for approximately 2 weeks.
-Sigmoidoscopy is recommended to judge dosage adjustment, duration of therapy, and rate of improvement.

Uses:
-Suppository: In inflamed hemorrhoids, post-irradiation (factitial) proctitis; as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis; cryptitis; and other inflammatory conditions of anorectum and pruritus ani
-Foam: Treatment of ulcerative proctitis of the distal portion of the rectum in patients who cannot retain hydrocortisone or other corticosteroid enemas
-Cream: Temporary relief of external anal itching; temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes

Usual Pediatric Dose for Atopic Dermatitis

Apply a thin film to the affected skin areas two times a day

Comments:
-Cream should not be used with occlusive dressings or applied in the diaper area unless directed by a healthcare provider.

Use: Treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients 3 months to 18 years of age

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 3 months.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

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