Product Details
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Preparation H Hemorrhoidal Suppositories
Active Ingredients
Cocoa butter 88.44%; Protectant
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%; Vasoconstrictor
Uses
  • 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
Warnings

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
  • 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.


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 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 both sides, to expose the suppository
    • remove exposed suppository from wrapper
    • insert one suppository into the rectum up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor
Other Information
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
Inactive Ingredients
corn starch, methylparaben, propylparaben
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