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Recticare Advanced by Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.

Medically reviewed on March 19, 2018.

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: LIDOCAINE 50mg in 1g, MINERAL OIL 170mg in 1g, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2.5mg in 1g, PETROLATUM 390mg in 1g
Labeler: Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.
NDC Code: 0496-0978

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Recticare Advanced Hemorrhoidal Cream

Active ingredients

Lidocaine 5% w/w
Mineral Oil 17% w/w
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25% w/w
White Petrolatum 39% w/w


Lidocaine 5% w/w....................................Local anesthetic
Mineral Oil 17% w/w................................Protectant
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25% w/w.................Vasoconstrictor
White Petrolatum 39% w/w.....................Protectant

  • helps relieve the pain, itching and burning associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily reduces the swelling associated with irritated hemorrhoidal tissue and other anorectal disorders
  • temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts
  • temporarily protects irritated areas and inflamed perianal skin


For external 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
  • avoid contact with eyes
  • do not exceed recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor
  • do not put this product into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • bleeding occurs
  • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
  • allergic reaction occurs to ingredients in this product
  • symptom being treated does not subside or if redness, irritation, swelling, pain or other symptoms develop or increase

If pregnant or breastfeeding,

ask a doctor before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • When practical, cleanse the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly. Gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or soft cloth before applying.
  • adults and children 12 years and older: apply externally to the affected area up to 4 times daily
  • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor
  • To use finger cots: Roll one finger cot over finger. Gently squeeze cream onto finger cot. Smooth a layer of the cream over affected area.

Other information

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]

Inactive ingredients

ceteth 20, cetostearyl alcohol, citric acid, propylparaben, purified water

Package Label

lidocaine and mineral oil and phenylephrine hcl and white petrolatum cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0496-0978
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0496-0978-1515 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34604/01/2016
Labeler - Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. (005320536)
Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.005320536manufacture(0496-0978)

Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.

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