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Hemorrhoidal Preparations

Anusol HC (pramoxine + HC) Anusol Suppository
Dibucaine (Nupercainal) pramoxine 1% (Anusol, Itch-X, Proctofoam)
Proctofoam-HC; Analpram-HC (Pramoxine and hydrocortisone)  
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Anusol HC (pramoxine + HC):  top of page

Cream: apply 3 to 4 times daily as needed.
suppository
: insert rectally bid.
10% Rectal foam: apply qd-bid.

Anusol Suppository  top of page

Suppository: use up to 6 times/day as needed.

[Supplied: 51% topical starch, soy bean oil, tocopheryl acetate]
Mechanism: lubricant.

Dibucaine (Nupercainal):  top of page

Apply cream or ointment 3 to 4 times daily as needed.

Fast, temporary relief of pain and itching due to hemorrhoids, minor burns.   Apply gently to the affected areas; no more than 30 g for adults or 7.5 g for children should be used in any 24-hour period.

Supplied: [0.5% cream, 1% ointment (30 g, 60g, 454 g) ]

pramoxine 1% (Anusol, Itch-X, Proctofoam, Tronolane):  top of page

Cream/solution/Gel: Apply q3-4h as needed or as directed.
Ointment
: use up to 5 x/day.

[Supplied: gel/Solution (Itch-X); Lotion (Prax®); Ointment (Anusol®); ]

Proctofoam-HC; Analpram-HC (Pramoxine and hydrocortisone) top of page

Perianal or anorectal swelling: apply to affected areas 3-4 times daily.

[Supplied: Cream: Pramoxine HCL 1% + HC 1%; Pramoxine 1% & HC 2.5%.
Rectal foam / Lotion: Pramoxine HCL 1% + HC 1%]
 

Reference(s)

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine, DailyMed Database.
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David F. McAuley, Pharm.D., R.Ph.  GlobalRPh Inc.
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