Preparation H Suppositories
relieves the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids. Ask your doctor before using this product if you have high blood pressure.
Preparation H Suppositories Overview
Preparation H suppository is an over the counter medication used to provide prompt, soothing relief from painful burning, itching, discomfort, and reduce internal swelling.
It is a single product containing 2 ingredients: cocoa butter and phenylephrine.
Phenylephrine belongs to a group of drugs called vasoconstrictors. These work by temporarily shrinking swollen hemorrhoidal tissue. Cocoa butter is a protectant and protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful.
This medication comes in a suppository and is inserted into the rectum up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement.
Common side effects of Preparation H suppository include mild pain or stinging.
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Preparation H Suppositories Drug Class
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