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Glycerin / petrolatum / phenylephrine / pramoxine topical Side Effects

Applies to glycerin / petrolatum / phenylephrine / pramoxine topical: rectal cream


Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you are using a medication to treat asthma, COPD, or depression.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe irritation inside or around your rectum;

  • rectal pain, redness, swelling; or

  • any new or worsening hemorrhoid symptoms.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.