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HAEMORRHOID RELIEF OINTMENT

Active substance(s): LIDOCAINE / ZINC OXIDE

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Haemorrhoid Relief
Ointment

2. Before you use this
medicine

Do not use the medicine if you
have….

(allantoin, lidocaine hydrochloride)
Important information about Haemorrhoid
Relief Ointment
• This medicine relieves the symptoms of
external piles.
• It can be used by adults, the elderly and
children over 12 years.

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.

Talk to your doctor if you have….

• Symptoms that have not cleared up after
using the ointment for 7 days.
• Persistent pain or bleeding from the anus
(especially if there is a change in bowel
movements).
• A swollen stomach or you are losing weight.

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Do not use….
• On children under 12 years.
Talk to your doctor….
• If you still have symptoms after 7 days.
Now read the rest of the leaflet before you
use this medicine. It includes other
information which might be especially
important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….


Adults, the elderly and children
over 12 years

• Wash hands before and after use.
• Wash the affected area with tepid water, dry
and apply the ointment with your finger,
gauze or lint.
• Re-apply the ointment as required.
• Avoid contact with the eyes.

Children under 12 years

Do not use on children under 12 unless your
doctor tells you to.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
If your symptoms have not gone away after
7 days of treatment, you should ask your
doctor for advice.

Important information about some
of the ingredients

If you accidentally swallow some, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.

Haemorrhoid Relief Ointment contains lidocaine
which is a local painkiller to relieve pain and
discomfort and allantoin which helps with the
healing process. This medicine relieves the pain
and irritation associated with external piles.

If you swallow some

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Apply it directly to the pile using a clean finger.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might
be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Lidocaine,
one of the active ingredients, can be absorbed
through the skin and pass into breast milk.

• This product contains wool fat which may
cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact
dermatitis).

1. What the medicine is for

3. How to use this medicine

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4. Possible side effects

6. Further information

Like all medicines, Haemorrhoid Relief
Ointment can have side effects, although these
don’t affect everyone.
• Allergic reactions may occur (rash, itching,
wheezing).

What is in this medicine

If you notice this or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

What the medicine looks like

The active ingredients are: lidocaine
hydrochloride 0.5% w/w, allantoin 0.5% w/w.
The other ingredients are: white soft paraffin,
wool fat, purified water.
Haemorrhoid Relief Ointment is a soft white
clear cream.
It is supplied in 25g tubes.

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can
also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this
medicine.

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.

This leaflet was last revised in October 2014

5. Storing this medicine
• 
Keep out
of the
sight and reach of children.
MHRA
Header
Box
• Do not store above 25°C.
Reliefshown
Ointment
Do not use afterHaemorrhoid
the expiry date
on the
• Product
Title
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
Leaflet
• Component
Medicine should
not be disposed of via
wastewater
or household
waste. Ask your
Pack
Size
25g
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
IG Code
23192205
medicine. These
measures will help to protect
the
environment.
210 x 148mm flat (27 x 148mm folded)
Dimensions

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Date

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Process Black

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22.10.2014

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CRN

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Reason for
Change

Addition of reporting of side
effects statement

B

Issued by
Date

MHRA/IMB
submission Yes
required

Data Matrix: 23192205 VERIFIED

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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