pramoxine and zinc oxide topical (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using pramoxine and zinc oxide topical (Anusol, Tronolane Anesthetic for Hemorrhoids, Tucks Hemorrhoidal)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to pramoxine, zinc, dimethicone, lanolin, cod liver oil, petroleum jelly, parabens, mineral oil, or wax.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you are allergic to any drugs or any other numbing medicines.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether pramoxine and zinc oxide topical will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without medical advice if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether pramoxine and zinc oxide topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without medical advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use pramoxine and zinc oxide topical (Anusol, Tronolane Anesthetic for Hemorrhoids, Tucks Hemorrhoidal)?
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Wash your hands before and after applying this medicine. Wash the affected skin area with warm water and a mild soap. Rinse and dry the area thoroughly.
Pramoxine and zinc oxide topical may be used on the rectum after each bowel movement to treat hemorrhoid pain and itching.
Do not insert this medication into your rectum. Use pramoxine and zinc oxide topical only on the outside of the area.
Pramoxine and zinc oxide topical will not treat a bacterial or fungal infection. Call your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as redness and warmth or oozing lesions around your rectum.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 day of treatment, or if your condition clears up and then comes back.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the cap tightly closed when not in use.
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