PREPARATION H by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: phenylephrine hydrochloride 2.5mg in 1g, mineral oil 140mg in 1g, petrolatum 719mg in 1g
Labeler: Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
NDC Code: 0573-2871
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(mineral oil, petrolatum and phenylephrine HCl)
Mineral oil 14%
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%
- 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
For external and/or intrarectal use only
- heart disease
- high blood pressure
- thyroid disease
- difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression.
do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor.
- bleeding occurs
- condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
- introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain
ask a health professional before use.
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- 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
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohols, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, shark liver oil, thymus vulgaris (thyme) flower/leaf oil, tocopherols excipient, white wax
Call weekdays 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-99PrepH or 1-800-997-7374.
The product packaging shown below represents a sample of that currently in use. Additional packaging may also be available.
PREPARATION H HEMORRHOIDAL OINTMENT
Prevents Further Irritation
Prompt, Soothing Relief from Painful Burning, Itching and Discomfort
Shrinks Swollen Hemorrhoidal Tissue
Protects Irritated Tissue
Relieves Internal and External Discomfort
NET WT 2 OZ (57g)
Do Not Use if tube seal under cap embossed with “H” is broken or missing.
For most recent product information, visit www.preparationh.com.
Pfizer, Madison, NJ 07940 USA
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mineral oil, petrolatum, phenylephrine hcl ointment
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