CVS Hemorrhoidal Ointment
Medicated formula. Prompt soothing relief from painful burning, itching & discomfort. Shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue. Protects irritated tissue. Relieves internal & external discomfort. Compare to the active ingredients in Preparation H Ointment (CVS/pharmacy Hemorrhoidal Ointment is not manufactured or distributed by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Preparation H Ointment). CVS pharmacist recommended. CVS quality.
Active Ingredients: Mineral Oil (14%), Petrolatum (71.9%), Phenylephrine HCl (0.25%). Inactive Ingredients:Benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohols, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, shark liver oil, thymus vulgaris (thyme) oil, tocopheryl acetate, white wax
Adults: When practical, cleanse the affected area by patting or blotting with an appropriate cleansing pad. Gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying ointment. When first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap. Apply to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement. For Intrarectal Use: Remove cover from applicator and attach applicator to tube. Lubricate applicator well, then gently insert applicator into the rectum. Thoroughly clean applicator after each use and replace cover. Also apply ointment to external area. Children Under 12 Years of Age: ask a doctor. Store at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).
For external and/or intrarectal use only. Ask a doctor before use if you have: heart disease; high blood pressure; thyroid disease; diabetes; trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression. When using this product do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor. Stop use and ask a doctor if: bleeding occurs; condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days; introduction of the applicator into the rectum causes additional pain. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222). Do not use if tube seal under cap is broken or missing.