Shark liver oil

Active Ingredients:   Preparation H is available in ointment, cream, gel, and suppository product forms. The Ointment contains Petrolatum 71.9%, Mineral Oil 14%, Shark Liver Oil 3% and Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%.

The Maximum Strength Cream contains White Petrolatum 15%, Glycerin 14.4%, Pramoxine HCl 1% and Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%.

The Suppositories contain Cocoa Butter 85.5%, Shark Liver Oil 3%, and Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%.

The Cooling Gel contains Phenylephrine HCl 0.25% and Witch Hazel 50%.

Uses:    Preparation H Ointment and Suppositories

  • help relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily shrink hemorrhoidal tissue and relieve burning
  • temporarily provide a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts
  • temporarily protect the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful

Maximum Strength Cream

  • for temporary relief of pain, soreness and burning
  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily 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

Cooling Gel

  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily relieves irritation and burning
  • temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue
  • aids in protecting irritated anorectal areas

Warnings:

For all product forms :

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.

Ointment :  For external and/or intrarectal use only. Stop use and ask a doctor if introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain.

Maximum Strength Cream :  For external use only. Stop use and ask a doctor if an allergic reaction develops; or if the symptom being treated does not subside or if redness, irritation, swelling, pain, or other symptoms develop or increase.

Cooling Gel :   For external use only. When using this product do not put into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator.

Suppositories :   For rectal use only.

Directions:

Ointment --

  • 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
  • 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

Tamper-Evident: Do Not Use if tube seal under cap embossed with "H" is broken or missing.

Maximum Strength Cream --

  • 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 cream.
  • when first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
  • apply externally or in the lower portion of the anal canal only
  • apply externally to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement
  • for application in the lower anal canal: remove cover from dispensing cap. Attach dispensing cap to tube. Lubricate dispensing cap well, then gently insert dispensing cap partway into the anus.
  • thoroughly cleanse dispensing cap after each use and replace cover
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Tamper-Evident: Do Not Use if tube seal under cap embossed with "H" is broken or missing.

Suppositories --

  • 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
    • 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

Tamper-Evident: Individually quality sealed for your protection. Do Not Use if foil imprinted "PREPARATION H" is torn or damaged.

Cooling Gel --

  • 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 gel.
  • when first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
  • apply externally to the affected area 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

Tamper-Evident: Do Not Use if tube seal under cap embossed with "H" is broken or missing.

Inactive Ingredients:    Ointment --benzoic acid, BHA, BHT, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohol, methylparaben, paraffin, propylparaben, thyme oil, tocopherol, water, wax

Maximum Strength Cream --aloe barbadensis leaf extract, BHA, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cetyl alcohol, citric acid, edetate disodium, glyceryl stearate, laureth-23, methylparaben, mineral oil, panthenol, propyl gallate, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium benzoate, steareth-2, steareth-20, stearyl alcohol, tocopherol, vitamin E, xanthan gum

Suppositories --methylparaben, propylparaben, starch

Cooling Gel --aloe barbadensis gel, benzophenone-4, edetate disodium, hydroxyethylcellulose, methylparaben, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium citrate, vitamin E, water

Storage:  Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F).

How Supplied

Ointment:  Net Wt. 1 oz and 2 oz   Cream:  Net Wt. 0.9 oz and 1.8 oz Suppositories:   12's, 24's and 48's. Cooling Gel: Net Wt. 0.9 oz and 1.8 oz

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