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PREPARATION H by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Medically reviewed on November 24, 2017

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: COCOA BUTTER 2211mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 6.25mg
Labeler: Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
NDC Code: 0573-2883

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PREPARATION H® HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORIES

Drug Facts

Active ingredientsPurposes
Cocoa butter 88.44%Protectant
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%Vasoconstrictor

Uses

  • 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

Warnings

For rectal use only

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • 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
  • 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.

Directions
  • 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

Other information

store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

corn starch, methylparaben, propylparaben

Questions or comments?

Call weekdays 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-99PrepH or 1-800-997-7374

For most recent product information, visit www.preparationh.com
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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 12 Suppository Blister Pack

PREPARATION H®

Hemorrhoidal Suppositories
Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
Madison, NJ 07940 USA

PAA009364

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PREPARATION H®

HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORIES

Reduces Internal Swelling, Soothes and Protects

  • Prompt Soothing Relief from Painful Burning, Itching and Discomfort
  • Shrinks Swollen Hemorrhoidal Tissue
  • Protects Irritated Tissue
  • Also for Nighttime Relief

12 SUPPOSITORIES

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 48 Suppository Blister Pack Carton

PREPARATION H®
HEMORRHOIDAL
SUPPOSITORIES

Provides Relief from
MULTIPLE SYMPTOMS

Reduces Internal Swelling,
Soothes & Protects
Prompt Soothing Relief from
Painful Burning, Itching and
Discomfort
Also for Nighttime Relief

#1 SELLING
#1
• HEMORRHOID BRAND •

48 SUPPOSITORIES

PREPARATION H 
cocoa butter, phenylephrine hydrochloride suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0573-2883
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
COCOA BUTTER (COCOA BUTTER) COCOA BUTTER2211 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE6.25 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
STARCH, CORN 
METHYLPARABEN 
PROPYLPARABEN 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOW (Light yellow) Scoreno score
ShapeBULLET (Bullet shaped suppository) Size150mm
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0573-2883-1012 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
11 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:0573-2883-2024 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
21 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:0573-2883-3048 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
31 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
4NDC:0573-2883-5556 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
41 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
5NDC:0573-2883-1112 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
51 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34601/05/2004
PREPARATION H 
cocoa butter, phenylephrine hydrochloride suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0573-2880
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
COCOA BUTTER (COCOA BUTTER) COCOA BUTTER2211 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE6.25 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
STARCH, CORN 
METHYLPARABEN 
PROPYLPARABEN 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOW (Light yellow) Scoreno score
ShapeBULLET (Bullet shaped suppository) Size150mm
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0573-2880-3148 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
11 SUPPOSITORY in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34601/05/2004
Labeler - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (828831730)

 
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