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Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment Side Effects

Generic Name: pramoxine / zinc oxide topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug pramoxine / zinc oxide topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment.

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.

It is possible that some side effects of Tucks Hemorrhoidal Ointment may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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