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PREPARATION H® HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORIES
Cocoa butter 88.44%
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%
helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
temporarily relieves burning and 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
For rectal use only
Ask a doctor before use if you have
high blood pressure
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
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.
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
as shown, 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
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
corn starch, methylparaben, propylparaben
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