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Preparation H® Maximum Strength Pain Relief Cream

Preparation H® Maximum Strength Pain Relief Cream is the only hemorrhoid cream with maximum strength pain relief. It provides rapid, soothing relief
from pain, burning, itching and discomfort. For on-the-go relief, pick up
Preparation H® Totables® Pain Relief Cream.

RELIEVES: SWELLING, PAIN, DISCOMFORT

BENEFITS

 

  • Rapid, soothing hemorrhoid pain relief
  • Smooth, cream formula with aloe
  • Shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue
  • Relieves external discomfort

 

USE:

External

SIZES:
APPLICATION:

Preparation H® Maximum Strength Pain Relief Cream is to be applied externally or in the lower portion of the anal canal only. Apply to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning and after each bowel movement. A dispensing cap is enclosed to control dispersion of the cream to the lower portion of the anal canal. (Preparation H® Totables® Pain Relief Cream does not contain a dispensing cap.) Before applying, remove the protective cover from the dispensing cap and then attach the cap to the tube. Lubricate the dispensing cap then gently insert it partway into the anus. Squeeze the tube so that the cream is applied in the lower portion of the anal canal. Thoroughly cleanse the cap after each use and replace the protective cover.

WARNING:

For children under 12 years of age, consult a doctor. Please read the package for product warnings and complete labeling information.

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Preparation H® Maximum Strength Pain Relief Cream

This is the most current labeling information and may differ from labels on product packaging. If there are any differences between this website labeling and product package labeling, this website labeling should be regarded as the most current.

Drugs Facts

Active ingredients

Purposes

Glycerin 14.4% Protectant
Phenylephrine HCl 0.25% Vasoconstrictor
Pramoxine HCl 1% Local anesthetic
White petrolatum 15% Protectant

Uses

  • for temporary relief of pain, soreness and burning
  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue
  • temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts
  • temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful

Warnings

For external 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 the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor
  • do not put this product into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • bleeding occurs
  • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
  • an allergic reaction develops
  • the symptom being treated does not subside or if redness, irritation, swelling, pain, or other symptoms develop or increase

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.

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 cream.
  • when first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
  • apply externally or in the lower portion of the anal canal only
  • apply externally to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement
  • for application in the lower anal canal: remove cover from dispensing cap. Attach dispensing cap to tube. Lubricate dispensing cap well, then gently insert dispensing cap partway into the anus.
  • thoroughly cleanse dispensing cap after each use and replace cover
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

 

Other information

Store at 20°-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

aloe barbadensis leaf extract, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxyanisole, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cetyl alcohol, citric acid monohydrate, dexpanthenol, edetate disodium, glyceryl monostearate, methylparaben, mineral oil, polyoxyl lauryl ether, polyoxyl stearyl ether, propylene glycol, propyl gallate, propylparaben, purified water, sodium benzoate, stearyl alcohol, tocopherols excipient, vitamin E acetate, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

Call weekdays 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-99PrepH or 1-800-997-7374

LBL Document Number: LBL-00000067 (Version 7.0)

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us with your questions and comments in any of the following ways:

Contact us

Call a customer service representative toll-free at:

1-800-99PrepH or 1-800-997-7374
Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

Write us

Write us at:

PCH Product Information
Pfizer Inc.
PO Box 1043
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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