BOOTS ALTERNATIVES HAEMORRHOID RELIEF
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
H+care™ haemorrhoid relief cream
STATEMENT OF ACTIVE SUBSTANCE(S)
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS Each gram of cream contains:
2.4% v/w tincture of Horse-chestnut seed (Aesculus hippocastanum L). (1:10) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 87% v/v.
2.4% v/w tincture of Calendula flower (Calendula officinalis L.) tincture (1:10) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 33% v/v.
2.4% v/w tincture of Witch Hazel bark & root Bark (Hamamelis virginiana L). (1:10) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 55%v/v
1.8% v/w tincture of Peony root (Paeonia officinalis L.) (1:10. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 87% v/v
3. LIST OF EXCIPIENTS
White soft paraffin
Polawax GP 200 (Cetostearyl alcohol, PEG-20 Stearate)
Methyl parahydroxybenzoate E218
Propyl parahydroxybenzoate E216
PHARMACEUTICAL FORM AND CONTENTS
METHOD AND ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION
Rectal use only
SPECIAL WARNING THAT THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT MUST BE STORED OUT
OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
OTHER SPECIAL WARNING(S), IF NECESSARY
WARNINGS: Do not use this product if:
- you are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the Asteracaea (Compositae) family
- you are pregnant or breast feeding
- you are under 18 years of age
If symptoms worsen or persist for more than two weeks, consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner
If symptoms worsen or you are a sufferer of persistent haemorrhoids, consult a doctor.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes
If rectal bleeding occurs, consult a doctor.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SOME OF THE INGREDIENTS
Cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) in this medicine may cause
allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Exp Do not use after the expiry date shown.
SPECIAL STORAGE CONDITIONS
Do not store above 25°C. store in the original container
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICINAL PRODUCTS OR
WASTE MATERIALS DERIVED FROM SUCH MEDICINAL PRODUCTS, IF APPROPRIATE
NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
A Nelson & Co Limited
5-9 Endeavour Way
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION FOR SUPPLY
Medicinal product not subject to medical prescription.
INSTRUCTIONS ON USE
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Check that the tube seal is not broken before first use.
Pierce tube seal with point in top of cap before first use.
Wash hands before and after use
Adults and the elderly:
Clean affected area with a hygienic wipe or with warm water then apply cream as required.
A nozzle is included in this pack & when attached to the tube will aid rectal application.
Application is particularly recommended after a bowel movement.
Do not use for more than two weeks
INFORMATION IN BRAILLE
H+CARE HAEMORRHOID RELIEF CREAM
A traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the itching and burning associated with
haemorrhoids, based on traditional use only.Formulated from plant tinctures, each of the 4 active
ingredients; Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), Peony (Peony officinalis), Witch Hazel
(Hamamelis virginica) and Calendula (Calendula officinalis),
Possible side effects: Skin sensitization, allergic contact dermatitis skin reactions may occur.
The frequency is not known. If you notice this side effect or any other side effects, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
THR Certification Mark
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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