Boots Pharmaceuticals Haemorrhoid Suppositories -12 suppositories
Suitable for: Adults and children aged 12 years and above.
Active ingredients: Allantoin, Lidocaine Hydrochloride
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Boots Haemorrhoid Suppositories contains a local anaesthetic, lidocaine, to relieve the pain and discomfort of haemorrhoids (also known as piles). It also contains Allantoin which helps healing.
Adults & children aged 12 years and above.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use
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: 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 for children under 12 years
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.
If anyone accidently swallows a suppository: talk to a doctor straight away.
Hazards and Cautions
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.
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)
This other effect is less serious. If it bothers you talk to a pharmacist:
If any side effects become severe, or you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
Reporting side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on the label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to store this medicine
Store at or below 25°C
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children
Use by the date on the side panel of the carton
Allantoin, Lidocaine Hydrochloride
Active Ingredients: Each suppository contains Allantoin 10.25 mg, Lidocaine Hydrochloride 10.25 mg.
Other Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Witepsol w35, Purified Water.