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Anusol Side Effects

Generic Name: pramoxine / zinc oxide topical

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of pramoxine / zinc oxide topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Anusol.

For the Consumer

Applies to pramoxine / zinc oxide topical: rectal cream

No COMMON side effects have been reported with pramoxine/zinc oxide cream. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking pramoxine / zinc oxide topical:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bleeding from the rectum; new or worsening irritation, pain, redness, swelling, or other symptoms.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to pramoxine / zinc oxide topical: topical cream, topical ointment


In general, side effects associated with pramoxine-zinc oxide topical have been reported rarely.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Tucks Hemorrhoidal (pramoxine-zinc oxide topical)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.

Not all side effects for Anusol may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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