Preparation H Ointment - 1 oz
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. Prevents further irritation and provides prompt soothing relief. Relieves internal and external discomfort.
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 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 or in the morning or after each bowel movement. 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. Also apply ointment to external area. Regular use provides continual therapy for relief of symptoms. Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor. Store at 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F).
Active Ingredients: Mineral Oil 14%; Petrolatum 74.9%; Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%
Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid; Butylated Hydroxyanisole; Corn Oil; Glycerin; Lanolin; Lanolin Alcohols; Methylparaben; Mineral Oil; Paraffin; Propylparaben; Purified Water; Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil; Tocopherols Excipient; White Wax
Warnings: For external and/or intrarectal 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; 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.
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