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Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment 15g

SKU : OTCANUSOO15|PIP-Code : 3849783|EAN : 3574660622287
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Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment helps to relieve the pain, swelling and itching of internal and external piles (haemorrhoids).
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Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment

Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment helps to relieve the pain, swelling and itching of internal and external piles (haemorrhoids). It contains the following ingredients:
  • Hydrocortisone Acetate: a mild steroid which helps reduce inflammation.
  • Zinc Oxide and Bismuth salts: mildly astringent and antiseptic and soothe and protect raw areas.
  • Balsam Peru: mildly antiseptic and has a protective action on sore areas and may help healing.
  • Benzyl Benzoate: has mild antiseptic properties.
Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment is for use by adults over the age of 18 years.
Adults over 18 years and the elderly:
  • Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment can be applied sparingly to the affected area at night, in the morning and after each bowel movement.
    • Wash the anal area and dry gently with a soft towel before using the medicine.
    • There is a nozzle supplied with the product which can be used to apply the ointment into the back passage (anus).
    • For external piles: after washing and drying the affected area, the ointment should be applied using a gauze ressing.
    • For internal piles: after washing and drying the affected area, screw the nozzle provided onto the tube, remove the nozzle cap; insert the nozzle into the back passage and squeeze gently. Clean the nozzle after each use.
    • Wash your hands before and after using Anusol.
  • Do not use more than 4 times a day.
  • Do not use for more than 7 consecutive days.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if symptoms worsen or do not improve after you have used the medicine for 7 days.
  • Active Ingredients per 100g: Hydrocortisone acetate 0.25g, Zinc oxide 10.75g, Bismuth subgallate 2.25g, Balsam Peru 1.875g, Bismuth oxide 0.875g and Benzyl benzoate 1.25g.
  • Other Ingredients: Magnesium stearate, cocoa butter, lanolin anhydrous, castor oil, kaolin light, calcium hydrogen phosphate and petroleum jelly white.
  • Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment contains castor oil which may cause skin reactions.
  • Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment contains lanolin anhydrous may cause local skin reactions e.g. contact dermatitis which is a local irritation at the site of use.
Do not use Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment:
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction to Anusol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use on broken or infected skin. Common skin infections include anal warts, genital herpes, thrush and jock itch.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are under 18 years of age.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Anusol Soothing Relief Ointment:
  • If you have rectal bleeding or if you are in doubt whether any bleeding you have experienced is caused by piles.
  • If you are taking or using any other medicines including:
    • Corticosteroids (a type of anti-inflammatory medicine), e.g. betamethasone or hydrocortisone (used in eczema and dermatitis), dexamethasone, prednisolone.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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