PREPARATION H OINTMENT OTC

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PREPARATION H OINTMENT

Colorectal disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Petrolatum 74.9%, mineral oil 14%, phenylephrine HCl 0.25%.

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Indications for PREPARATION H OINTMENT:

Hemorrhoids.

Adult:

Oint, crm: Apply up to 4 times daily. Supp: 1 rectally up to 4 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs or tricyclic antidepressants.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Diabetes. Thyroid disease. GU or GI obstruction. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

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PREPARATION H CREAM

PREPARATION H SUPPOSITORIES

Interactions:

See Contraindications.

How Supplied:

Oint—1oz, 2oz; Crm—0.9oz, 1.8oz; Supp—12, 24, 48

Indications for PREPARATION H OINTMENT:

Hemorrhoids.

Adult:

Oint, crm: Apply up to 4 times daily. Supp: 1 rectally up to 4 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs or tricyclic antidepressants.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Diabetes. Thyroid disease. GU or GI obstruction. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications.

How Supplied:

Oint—1oz, 2oz; Crm—0.9oz, 1.8oz; Supp—12, 24, 48