Zinc oxide with soothing agents
- Drugs List
- Therapeutic Indications
- Precautions and Warnings
- Pregnancy and Lactation
Zinc oxide 10.75g
Bismuth oxide 2.14g
Balsam peru 1.8g
Zinc oxide 10.75g
Bismuth subgallate 2.25g
Balsam peru 1.875g
Bismuth oxide 0.875g
Each suppository containing:
Zinc oxide 296mg
Bismuth subgallate 59mg
Balsam peru 49mg
Bismuth oxide 24mg
For the relief of discomfort caused by minor and uncomplicated ano-rectal conditions, such as:
Post-operative use in ano-rectal surgical procedures and after incision of thrombosed or sclerosed ano-rectal veins.
Cream: Lubrication for use with suppositories.
Cream and ointment:
Apply to the affected area morning and night, and following faecal evacuation until condition is under control.
For internal application a rectal applicator should be used.
One suppository to be inserted into the anus morning and night and following faecal evacuation.
As for adults.
Not recommended in children under 18 years
Ointment and cream:
For topical application.
Thoroughly clean the affected area, dry and apply.
For internal conditions use the rectal nozzle provided. Remove the nozzle cap. Clean nozzle after each use.
Apply on a gauze dressing.
For anal insertion. Remove wrapper before use.
Children under 18 years
Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and Lactation
Safety has not been formally established but these formulations have been in use for many years without any evidence of adverse effects to the pregnant mother or foetus.
Safety has not been formally established but these formulations have been in use for many years without any adverse effects reported in the baby.
It is strongly recommended that the UK National Poisons Information Service be consulted on cases of suspected or actual overdose where there is doubt over the degree of risk or about appropriate management.
The following number will direct the caller to the relevant local centre (0844) 892 0111
Information may be obtained if you have access to ToxBase the primary clinical toxicology database of the National Poisons Information Service. This is available via password on the internet ( www.toxbase.org ) or if this is unavailable at the backup site ( www.toxbasebackup.org ).
Shelf Life and Storage
Do not store above 25 degrees C
Last Full Review Date: August 2010
Summary of Product Characteristics: Anusol cream. McNeil Products Ltd. Revised February 2008.
Summary of Product Characteristics: Anusol ointment. McNeil Products Ltd. Revised February 2008.
Summary of Product Characteristics: Anusol suppositories. McNeil Products Ltd. Revised February 2008.
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