Proctosedyl is for treatment of Haemorroids and associated anorectal conditions.
Proctosedyl Ointment is used for relief of the discomfort of Haemorrhoids (Piles) and other painful conditions of the Anus such as Fissures.
It contains a Local Anaesthetic for relief of discomfort and a Steroid to help with the inflammation and shrinkage of the Haemorrhoid.
Proctosedyl Ointment can be used Three times daily.
What else should I know?
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Proctosedyl ointment contains Hydrocortisone 5mg and Cinchocaine hydrochloride 5mg per gram of Ointment.
First wash your hands and if the affected area is on the surface apply Proctosedyl Ointment with your Finger with just enough ointment to cover the area.
If you need to apply the ointment deeper first screw on the plastic nozzle then gently insert the nozzle all the way into the rectum and squeeze the tube from the lower end while at the same time withdrawing it from the Rectum.
Note that if the Rectum is very inflamed and painful, it is adviseable to initially apply the ointment with the Finger rather than apply with the nozzle.
Proctosedyl may cause a transient burning sensation in the Anal area occasionally.
Do not use in the presence of Infection.
Protosedyl is not recommended in Children under 2 years.
Prolonged or severe Rectal pain or bleeding should be checked by a Doctor.
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