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Sani-pads with Aloe

Generic name: glycerin and witch hazel topical (GLISS er in and WITCH hay zel TOP ik al)
Brand name: Hemorrhoidal Hygiene Pads, Sani-pads with Aloe
Drug class: Anorectal preparations

Medically reviewed by on Jan 7, 2020. Written by Cerner Multum.

What is Sani-pads with Aloe?

Sani-pads with Aloe (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to relieve discomfort, burning, and irritation caused by hemorrhoids. Sani-pads with Aloe will not treat or cure a hemorrhoid, it will only relieve the symptoms.

Sani-pads with Aloe may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.


Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Before taking this medicine

You should not use Sani-pads with Aloe if you are allergic to glycerin or witch hazel.

Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 12 years old without medical advice.

How should I use Sani-pads with Aloe?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.

It is best to use this medication after using the bathroom or having a bowel movement.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse within 7 days.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since Sani-pads with Aloe is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. Skip any missed dose if it's almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of Sani-pads with Aloe is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.

What should I avoid while using glycerin and witch hazel topical?

Avoid getting Sani-pads with Aloe in your eyes.

Sani-pads with Aloe side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • bleeding of the skin around your rectum.

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. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect Sani-pads with Aloe?

Medicine used on the skin is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Does Sani-pads with Aloe interact with my other drugs?

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Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.