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Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment Side Effects

Generic Name: pramoxine / zinc oxide topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug pramoxine / zinc oxide topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment.

It is possible that some side effects of Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to pramoxine / zinc oxide topical: topical cream, topical ointment

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking pramoxine / zinc oxide topical: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using pramoxine and zinc oxide topical and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • any new redness or swelling where the medicine was applied;

  • severe pain, burning, or stinging where the medicine is applied; or

  • rectal bleeding or continued pain.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to pramoxine / zinc oxide topical: topical cream, topical ointment


In general, side effects associated with pramoxine-zinc oxide topical have been reported rarely.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Tucks Hemorrhoidal (pramoxine-zinc oxide topical)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.

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