Boots Hemorrhoid Relief Suppositories - 24 Suppositories

$9.99 USD
This medicine contains a local anaesthetic, Lidocaine, to relieve the pain and discomfort of haemorrhoids (also known as piles). It also contains Allantoin which helps healing.

 

Suitable for

 

Adults and the elderly

 

 


How to use

 

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

 

Check the blister is not broken before use. If it is, do not use that suppository.

 

Wash hands thoroughly before and after inserting the suppository. Remove the protective film.

 

Adults and the elderly: If possible empty bowels before use. Gently insert one suppository deep into the rectum morning and night and after each bowel movement.

 

Use only in the rectum. Do not swallow the suppository. Do not use this medicine for more than 7 days, unless your doctor tells you to.

 

If symptoms do not go away within 7 days talk to your doctor.

 

Hazards and Cautions

 

Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients

 

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
  • If you have continuous pain or bleeding from the anus, a change in bowel habit, a swollen stomach or have lost weight without trying
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

 

If anyone accidentally swallows a suppository:
Talk to a doctor straight away

 

Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.
If you get any of these serious side effects, stop using the suppositories. See a doctor:
  • Allergic reactions (e.g. skin rash, redness or itchy skin)
If you get any of the following side effects see your pharmacist or doctor:
  • Diarrhoea

 

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

 

Storage
Store at or below 25°C.
Use by the date shown on the side panel of the carton.

 

Precautions
This is a medicine; 
• Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
• Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies

 

Active ingredients

 

Allantoin, lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate

 

Ingredients

 

Active Ingredients: Each suppository contains allantoin 10.25 mg, lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate 10.25 mg.

 

Also contains: colloidal silicon dioxide, witepsol w35, purified water.