Equate Hemorrhoidal Ointment gives you quick, temporary relief from local itching and burning associated with hemorrhoids. When applied to the sensitive areas as directed, this product helps relieve discomfort. It also shrinks tissue and provides a coating over the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface. The effect is soothing and helps make bowel movements less painful so you can carry on with your activities. The active ingredients in this 2.0 oz burning ointment are mineral oil, petrolatum and phenylephrine. Use this product as directed for optimal results, and consult your doctor with specific health concerns.
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Equate Hemorrhoidal Ointment, 2 oz: Equate ointment protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful Prevents further irritation Active ingredients: mineral oil, 14%, protectant; petrolatum 74.9%, protectant; and phenylephrine HCl 0.25%, vasoconstrictor Compare to active ingredients in Preparation H hemorrhoidal ointment UNDERSTANDING HEMORRHOIDS What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. The rectum is the last part of the large intestine leading to the anus. The anus is the opening at the end of the digestive tract where bowel contents leave the body. External hemorrhoids are located under the skin around the anus.
Stop Use Indications: Stop use and ask a doctor if bleeding occurs condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain
Health Concern: Hemorrhoids
Inactive Ingredients: benzoic acid, butyalted hydroxyanisole, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohols, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, thymus vulgaris (thyme) oil, tocopheryl acetate, white wax
Ingredients: Active Ingredients: Mineral Oil (14%), Petrolatum (71.9%), Phenylephrine HCI (0.25%), Shark Liver Oil (3%). Inactive Ingredients: Beeswax, Benzoic Acid, BHA, Corn Oil, Glycerin, Lanolin, Lanolin Alcohol, Methylparaben, Paraffin, Propylparaben, Purified Water, Thyme Oil, Tocopherol.
Active Ingredient Name: Mineral oil Petrolatum Phenylephrine HCl
Dosage: Mineral oil 14% Petrolatum 7.4% Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%
Instructions: Directions. adults: when practical, cleanse the affected area by patting or blotting with an appropriate cleansing wipe. Gently dry by patting or blotting with a 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. intrarectal use: remove cover from applicator, attach applicator to tube lubricate applicator well and gently insert applicator into the rectum, thoroughly cleanse applicator after each use and replace cover. also apply ointment to external area. regular use provides continual therapy for relief of symptoms. children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor WARNINGS. FOR EXTERNAL AND/OR INTRARECTAL USE ONLY. ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU HAVE. heart disease. high blood pressure. thyroid disease. diabetes. difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the 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 recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor. 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 IS BROKEN OR MISSING