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Starch, topical

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient:                    Purpose:

Topical starch 51%                    Protectant


  • temporarily relieves these local symptoms associated with hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders:
    • itching · burning · discomfort
  • temporarily forms a protective coating over inflamed tissues to help prevent drying of tissues


For rectal use only.

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed unless told to do so by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • rectal 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.


  • see bottom panel for directions for opening suppository wrapper
  • adults: insert one (1) suppository rectally up to 6 times daily or after each bowel movement by following these steps:
    • when practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly
    • gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying
    • detach one (1) suppository from the strip of suppositories
    • remove wrapper before inserting into the rectum
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information:

  • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77° F) to avoid melting

Inactive Ingredients:   benzyl alcohol, hydrogenated vegetable oil, and vitamin E

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How Supplied:

Available in 12 count and 24 count Blister Pack


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