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Hemorrhoidal by Valu Merchandisers, Co.

Medically reviewed on August 17, 2017

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: MINERAL OIL 14g in 100g, PETROLATUM 71.9g in 100g, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 0.25g in 100g
Labeler: Valu Merchandisers, Co.
NDC Code: 63941-201

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Uses
  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue and relieves burning
  • 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 external use only

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged 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
  • introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain

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 applying ointment.
  • when first opening tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
  • apply to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement
  • intrarectal use: remove cover form applicator and attach tube, lubricate applicator well, then gently insert applicator into the rectum - thoroughly cleanse applicator after each use and replace cover
  • also apply ointment to external area
  • regular use provides continual therapy for relief of symptoms
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information

Other information

Store at 20 o to 25 oC (68 o to 77 oF)

Inactive ingredients

beeswax, benzoic acid, BHT, cocoa butter, cod liver oil, glycerin, lanolin, methylparaben, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, squalane, thyme oil, tocopherol acetate

Active ingredients

Mineral oil 14%

Petrolatum 71.9%

Phenylephrine HCL 0.25%

Purpose

Protectant

Protectant

Vasoconstrictor


Package label

Best Choice Hemorrhoidal Ointment

HEMORRHOIDAL 
petrolatum, mineral oil, phenylephrine hcl ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-201
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MINERAL OIL (MINERAL OIL) MINERAL OIL14 g  in 100 g
PETROLATUM (PETROLATUM) PETROLATUM71.9 g  in 100 g
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE0.25 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
APIS MELLIFERA 
BENZOIC ACID 
BUTYLATED HYDROXYTOLUENE 
COCOA BUTTER 
COD LIVER OIL 
GLYCERIN 
LANOLIN 
METHYLPARABEN 
PARAFFIN 
PROPYLPARABEN 
WATER 
SQUALENE 
THYME OIL 
ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL ACETATE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63941-201-021 TUBE in 1 CARTON
157 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34602/06/2012
Labeler - Valu Merchandisers, Co. (868703513)

 
Valu Merchandisers, Co.

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