Hemorrhoidal Suppositories Description from Preparation H
Helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids. Temporarily relieves burning and shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue. Temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts. Temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful.
Active ingredients: Cocoa butter 88.44%, protectant. Phenylephrine HCI 0.25%, vasoconstrictor.
Inactive ingredients: Corn starch, methylparaben, propylparaben.
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 soft cloth before insertion of this product. Detach one suppository from the strip; remove the foil wrapper before inserting into the rectum as follows: hold suppository with rounded end up. As shown, carefully separate foil tabs by inserting tip of fingernail at end marked "peel down." Slowly and evenly peel apart (do not tear) foil by pulling tabs down on both sides, to expose suppository. Remove exposed suppository from wrapper. Insert one suppository into the rectum up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning after each bowel movement. Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.
For rectal use only
Ask a doctor before use if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes, 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, or condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days. 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.