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Preparation H Hemorrhoidal Ointment
  • Description
    Preparation H Ointment relieves both internal and external hemorrhoidal symptoms. It temporarily shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and provides prompt, soothing relief from painful burning, itching and discomfort. (from Preparation H)
  • Nutrition
    Drug Facts
    Active ingredients0.0nullPurposesMineral oil 14.0%ProtectantPetrolatum71.9%ProtectantPhenylephrine HCI0.25%VasoconstrictorShark liver oil3.0%Protectant
    Uses  helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
     temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue and relieves burning

     temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts

     temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful
    Warnings
    For external and/or intrarectal use only

    Ask a doctor before use if you have  heart disease  high blood pressure  disbetes  thyroid disease  difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression.
    When using this product do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor.
    Stop use and ask a doctor if  bleeding occurs
     condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days

     introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain

    If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    Keep out of reach of children.
    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
    Directions  adults: when practical, cleanse the affected area by patting or blotting with an appropriate cleansing wipe. Gently dry by patting or blotting with a tissue or a soft cloth before applying ointment.  when first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap.  apply to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement  also apply ointment to external area  regular use provides continual therapy for relief of symptoms  children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor  intrarectal use: remove cover from applicator, attach applicator to tube, lubricate applicator well and gently insert applicator into the rectum; thoroughly cleanse applicator after each use and replace cover
    Other information store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    Inactive ingredients
    benzoic acid, BHA, BHT, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohol, methylparaben, paraffin, propylparaben, thyme oil, tocopherol, water, wax

Preparation H Hemorrhoidal Ointment

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